Machupo virus


Ma·​chu·​po virus mä-ˈchü-pō- How to pronounce Machupo virus (audio)
: a single-stranded RNA virus of the genus Arenavirus (species Machupo virus) that causes a hemorrhagic fever endemic in Bolivia where its natural reservoir is a murid rodent (Calomys callosus)

Dictionary Entries Near Machupo virus

Cite this Entry

“Machupo virus.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!