noun plural

Rhab·​do·​vi·​ri·​dae ˌrab-(ˌ)dō-ˈvir-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Rhabdoviridae (audio)
: a family of single-stranded RNA viruses that are rod- or bullet-shaped, are found in plants and animals, and include the causative agents of rabies and vesicular stomatitis

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“Rhabdoviridae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Rhabdoviridae. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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