Norwalk virus


noun

a norovirus.

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Origin of Norwalk virus

1970–75; <Norwalk agent (original name of the pathogen), after Norwalk, Ohio, where an outbreak of gastroenteritis occurred in 1968
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British Dictionary definitions for Norwalk virus

Norwalk virus
/ (ˈnɔːˌwɔːk) /

noun

another name for norovirus
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Medical definitions for Norwalk virus

Norwalk virus
[ nôrwôk′ ]

n.

A norovirus.
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