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  1. norovirusnoun

    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. Etymology: 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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of norovirus in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of norovirus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of norovirus in a Sentence

  1. Princess Cruises:

    Consistent with current public health alerts that norovirus and influenza are widespread in the general community in Australia's eastern states, New South Wales, Victoria, and Queensland, proactive and successful steps were taken on board Sun Princess to limit any spread of the illness.

  2. Aron Hall:

    If we could get everyone to wash their hands, we would have far less norovirus and other infections.

  3. Kristi Key of Arizona:

    Norovirus is highly contagious — and once present, it can spread quickly among participants.

  4. Barbara Mitchell:

    We expect( the test results) in the next couple days, this time of year, we typically have norovirus in the area.

  5. Peter Schade:

    It looks like Norovirus. We're not 100 percent sure.

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