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adenovirus

[ ad-n-oh-vahy-ruhs ]
/ 藢忙d n o蕣藞va瑟 r蓹s /
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noun, plural ad路e路no路vi路rus路es.
any of a group of DNA viruses that cause eye and respiratory diseases.
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Origin of adenovirus

First recorded in 1955鈥60; adeno- + virus

OTHER WORDS FROM adenovirus

ad路e路no路vi路ral, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for adenovirus

adenovirus
/ (藢忙d瑟n蓹蕣藞va瑟r蓹s) /

noun
any of a group of viruses that can cause upper respiratory diseases in manCompare enterovirus, myxovirus
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for adenovirus

adenovirus
[ 膬d鈥瞡-艒-v墨r蓹s ]

n.
Any of the viruses of the family Adenoviridae.adenoidal-pharyngeal-conjunctival virus
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Scientific definitions for adenovirus

adenovirus
[ 膬d鈥瞡-艒-v墨r蓹s ]

Any of a group of DNA-containing viruses of the family Adenoviridae that commonly cause conjunctivitis, gastroenteritis, and respiratory infections such as colds, bronchitis, and pneumonia in humans.
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