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The genus of the family Poxviridae, which comprises the viruses of alastrim, vaccinia, variola, cowpox, ectromelia, monkeypox, and rabbitpox.
Orthopoxvirus/Or·tho·pox·vi·rus/ (or´tho-poks-vi″rus) a genus of viruses of the subfamily Chordopoxvirinae (family Poxviridae) that cause generalized infections with a rash in mammals, including cowpox, monkeypox, and variola viruses.
any member of a genus of poxviruses, including the viruses that cause human smallpox and vaccinia.
The genus of the family Poxviridae that comprises the Alastrim, Vaccinia, Variola, Cowpox, Ectromelia, Monkeypox, and Rabbitpox viruses.
The genus of viruses that includes monkeypox, smallpox, cowpox, and camelpox.
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a genus in the family Poxviridae.