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  1. norovirus(Noun)

    The genus of a number of species of virus, family Caliciviridae, causing human gastroenteritis, of which Norwalk virus is the prototype.

    Norovirus causes nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach cramping.

  2. Origin: Scientific , from Norwalk + virus.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Norovirus

    A genus in the family CALICIVIRIDAE, associated with epidemic GASTROENTERITIS in humans. The type species, NORWALK VIRUS, contains multiple strains.

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