Definition of rhinovirus
: any of a genus (Rhinovirus) of picornaviruses including two (species Human rhinovirus A and Human rhinovirus B) having numerous serotypes causing respiratory infections (such as the common cold) in humans
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Today, the corral is considered an engineered device, while rhinovirus is viewed as a biological entity.
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Origin and Etymology of rhinovirus
First Known Use: 1961
Medical Definition of rhinovirus
: any of a genus (Rhinovirus) of single-stranded RNA viruses of the family Picornaviridae including two species (Human rhinovirus A and Human rhinovirus B) having numerous serotypes that cause respiratory infections (as the common cold) in humans
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