picornavirus

noun
pi·cor·na·vi·rus | \(ˌ)pē-ˌkȯr-nə-ˈvī-rəs \

Definition of picornavirus 

: any of a family (Picornaviridae) of small single-stranded RNA viruses that include the causative agents of encephalomyocarditis, hepatitis A, polio, foot-and-mouth disease, and hand, foot and mouth disease — compare coxsackievirus, echovirus, enterovirus, rhinovirus

First Known Use of picornavirus

1962, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for picornavirus

pico- + RNA + virus

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picornavirus

noun
pi·cor·na·vi·rus | \(ˌ)pē-ˌkȯr-nə-ˈvī-rəs \

Medical Definition of picornavirus 

: any of the family Picornaviridae of single-stranded RNA viruses

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