Filoviridae

noun plural
Fi·lo·vi·ri·dae | \ ˌfī-lō-ˈvir-ə-ˌdē \

Medical Definition of Filoviridae 

: a family of single-stranded RNA viruses that infect vertebrates, that have a pleomorphic usually bacilliform or filamentous shape with a helical nucleocapsid and a lipoprotein envelope with glycoprotein projections, and that include the Ebola viruses and the Marburg virus

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