Rubivirus

noun

Ru·​bi·​vi·​rus ˌrü-bə-ˈvī-rəs How to pronounce Rubivirus (audio)
: a genus of single-stranded RNA viruses of the family Togaviridae that consists of a single species (Rubella virus) that is the causative agent of German measles

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“Rubivirus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Rubivirus. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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