iridovirus

noun
iri·​do·​vi·​rus | \ ˌir-ə-dō-ˈvī-rəs How to pronounce iridovirus (audio) , ˌīr- How to pronounce iridovirus (audio) \

Medical Definition of iridovirus

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/iridovirus. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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