Mayaro virus

noun
Ma·​ya·​ro virus | \ mä-ˈyä-rō- How to pronounce Mayaro virus (audio) \

Medical Definition of Mayaro virus

: a virus of the genus Alphavirus (species Mayaro virus) that is found in tropical South America, is transmitted by mosquitoes especially of the genus Haemagogus, and is the causative agent of an acute illness marked chiefly by fever, joint pain, and rash

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“Mayaro virus.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Mayaro%20virus. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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