Definitions for orthomyxovirusˌɔr θəˈmɪk səˌvaɪ rəs, -ˌmɪk səˈvaɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

or•tho•myx•o•vi•rusˌɔr θəˈmɪk səˌvaɪ rəs, -ˌmɪk səˈvaɪ-(n.)(pl.)-rus•es.

  1. any of several RNA-containing viruses, family Orthomyxoviridae, that are spherical or oval and have an envelope: includes viruses that cause influenza.

    Category: Microbiology

    Ref: Also called myxovirus. 0

Princeton's WordNet

  1. orthomyxovirus(noun)

    a group of viruses including those causing influenza


  1. orthomyxovirus(Noun)

    Any RNA virus of Orthomyxoviridae family characterised by having two long glycoprotein spikes.


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