Var·​i·​cel·​lo·​vi·​rus ˌvar-ə-ˈsel-ə-ˌvī-rəs How to pronounce Varicellovirus (audio)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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