iri·​do·​vi·​rus ˌir-ə-dō-ˈvī-rəs How to pronounce iridovirus (audio) ˌīr- How to pronounce iridovirus (audio)
: any of a family (Iridoviridae) of double-stranded DNA viruses that contain an outer icosahedral capsid and that infect insects, frogs, and fish

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“Iridovirus.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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