rhabdovirus

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noun rhab·do·vi·rus \-ˌvī-rəs\

Definition of rhabdovirus

  1. :  any of a family (Rhabdoviridae) of rod- or bullet-shaped single-stranded RNA viruses found in plants and animals and including the causative agents of rabies and vesicular stomatitis

Origin and Etymology of rhabdovirus

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rhabdovirus

noun rhab·do·vi·rus \ˈrab-(ˌ)dō-ˌvī-rəs\

Medical Definition of rhabdovirus

  1. :  any of the family Rhabdoviridae of single-stranded RNA viruses


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