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coronavirus – Full Definition

coronavirus - Full Definition

coronavirus – Full Definition
Definition of 
coronavirus
Define coronavirus

 

coronavirus \ kə-ˈrō-nə-ˌvī-rəs \noun
: a genus of the family CORONAVIRIDAE which causes respiratory or gastrointestinal disease in a variety of vertebrates

: any of a family (Coronaviridae) of single-stranded RNA viruses that have a lipid envelope studded with club-shaped projections, infect birds and many mammals including humans, and include the causative agents of MERS and SARS

Synonyms
Coronavirus, Rabbit | Coronaviruses, Rabbit | Encephalomyelitis Virus, Porcine Hemagglutinating | Porcine hemagglutinating encephalomyelitis virus | Rabbit Coronavirus | Rabbit Coronaviruses


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