Medical Dictionary

CoV

abbreviation

medical Definition of CoV

coronavirus
  • The outbreak of SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV) infections in humans represents something partway between a small step to man and the feared giant leap to mankind.
  • —Mark S. Klempner and Daniel S. ShapiroThe New England Journal of Medicine18 Mar. 2004

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