[rahy-noh-vahy-ruh s, rahy-noh-vahy-]
- any of a varied and widespread group of picornaviruses responsible for many respiratory diseases, including the common cold.
Origin of rhinovirus
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- any of various viruses that occur in the human respiratory tract and cause diseases, such as the common cold
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Word Origin and History for rhinovirus
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- Any of a group of picornaviruses that are causative agents of disorders of the respiratory tract, such as the common cold.coryzavirus
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- Any of a group of viruses of the family Picornaviridae and the genus Rhinovirus that cause the common cold.
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