Medical Dictionary

orbivirus

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noun or·bi·vi·rus \ˈȯr-bi-ˌvī-rəs\

Medical Definition of orbivirus

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of double-stranded RNA viruses of the family Reoviridae that have a genome composed of 10 segments with the core RNA particles having characteristic ring-shaped capsomers and that include the causative agents of African horse sickness and bluetongue

  2. 2:  any of the genus Orbivirus of reoviruses


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