tick-borne encephalitis virus

noun

: a virus of the genus Flavivirus (species Tick-borne encephalitis virus) that has three subtypes (European subtype, Far Eastern subtype, and Siberian subtype) and causes tick-borne encephalitis in Europe and Asia

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“Tick-borne encephalitis virus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tick-borne%20encephalitis%20virus. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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