Rubivirus

noun
Ru·​bi·​vi·​rus | \ ˌrü-bə-ˈvī-rəs How to pronounce Rubivirus (audio) \

Medical Definition of Rubivirus

: 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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