[ poh-lee-oh-vahy-ruhs, poh-lee-oh-vahy- ]
/ ˈpoʊ li oʊˌvaɪ rəs, ˌpoʊ li oʊˈvaɪ- /
noun, plural po·li·o·vi·rus·es.
any of three picornaviruses of the genus Enterovirus, having a spherical capsid, infectious to humans and the cause of poliomyelitis.
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[ pō′lē-ō-vī′rəs ]
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