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orbivirus

noun or·bi·vi·rus \ ˈȯr-bi-ˌvī-rəs \

medical Definition of orbivirus

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 :any of the genus Orbivirus of reoviruses

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