Orthopoxvirus

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orthopoxvirus

 [or´tho-poks-vi″rus]
any member of a genus of poxviruses, including the viruses that cause human smallpox and vaccinia.
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Or·tho·pox·vi·rus

(ōr'thō-poks'vī-rŭs),
The genus of the family Poxviridae, which comprises the viruses of alastrim, vaccinia, variola, cowpox, ectromelia, monkeypox, and rabbitpox.
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Or·tho·pox·vi·rus

(ōr'thō-poks'vī'rŭs)
The genus of the family Poxviridae that comprises the Alastrim, Vaccinia, Variola, Cowpox, Ectromelia, Monkeypox, and Rabbitpox viruses.
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Orthopoxvirus

The genus of viruses that includes monkeypox, smallpox, cowpox, and camelpox.
Mentioned in: Monkeypox
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