Influenzavirus C


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Influenzavirus

 [in″floo-en´zah-vi″rus]
former genus name for the viruses that cause influenza, now found to be two different genera, which were named influenzavirus A and influenzavirus B.
Influenzavirus A a genus of viruses containing the agent of influenza A. See also influenza virus.
Influenzavirus B a genus of viruses containing the agent of influenza B. See also influenza virus.
Influenzavirus C a genus of viruses containing the agent of influenza C. See also influenza virus.

Influenzavirus C

/In·flu·en·za·vi·rus C/ a genus of viruses of the family Orthomyxoviridae containing the agent of influenza C. See influenza virus, under virus .

Influenzavirus C

a genus of viruses of the family Orthomyxoviridae containing the agent of influenza C, a very mild infection. See also influenza.