Varicellovirus

noun
Var·​i·​cel·​lo·​vi·​rus | \ ˌvar-ə-ˈsel-ə-ˌvī-rəs How to pronounce Varicellovirus (audio) \

Medical Definition of Varicellovirus

: a genus of double-stranded DNA viruses of the family Herpesviridae that include the causative agents of chicken pox, infectious bovine rhinotracheitis, pseudorabies, rhinopneumonitis, and shingles

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“Varicellovirus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Varicellovirus. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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