/ (ˈfleɪvɪˌvaɪrəs) /
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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Medicine definitions for flavivirus (1 of 2)
[ flā′və-vī′rəs ]
An arbovirus of the genus Flavivirus.
Medicine definitions for flavivirus (2 of 2)
A genus of arboviruses of the family Togaviridae, the type species of which is the yellow fever virus.
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