Definitions for myxovirusˈmɪk səˌvaɪ rəs, ˌmɪk səˈvaɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

myx•o•vi•rusˈmɪk səˌvaɪ rəs, ˌmɪk səˈvaɪ-(n.)(pl.)-rus•es.

  1. Category: Microbiology

    Ref: orthomyxovirus.

  2. Category: Microbiology

    Ref: paramyxovirus .

Origin of myxovirus:

< NL (1954); see myxo -, virus

Princeton's WordNet

  1. myxovirus(noun)

    any of a group of RNA viruses including those that cause influenza and mumps


  1. myxovirus(Noun)

    any of a group of RNA viruses of Orthomyxoviridae and Paramyxoviridae families


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