influenza virus


Any of three viruses of the genus Influenzavirus designated type A, type B, and type C, that cause influenza and influenzalike infections.

Nearby words

  1. influential,
  2. influenza,
  3. influenza a,
  4. influenza b,
  5. influenza c,
  6. influenza virus type a,
  7. influenza virus type b,
  8. influenza virus type c,
  9. influenza virus vaccine,
  10. influenzal pneumonia

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