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flavivirus

/ (ˈfleɪvɪˌvaɪrəs) /
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noun
a type of arbovirus that causes a wide range of diseases in humans, including yellow fever, dengue, and West Nile fever. It is spread by ticks or mosquitoes
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Medical definitions for flavivirus (1 of 2)

flavivirus
[ flāvə-vī′rəs ]

n.
An arbovirus of the genus Flavivirus.

Medical definitions for flavivirus (2 of 2)

Flavivirus

n.
A genus of arboviruses of the family Togaviridae, the type species of which is the yellow fever virus.
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