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coronavirus

 [ko-ro´nah-vi″rus]
any of a group of morphologically similar, ether-sensitive viruses, probably RNA, causing infectious bronchitis in birds, hepatitis in mice, gastroenteritis in swine, and respiratory infections in humans.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

Co·ro·na·vi·rus

(kō-rō'nă-vī'rŭs),
A genus in the family Coronaviridae that is associated with upper respiratory tract infections and possibly gastroenteritis in humans.

co·ro·na·vi·rus

(kō-rō'nă-vī'rŭs),
Any virus of the family Coronaviridae.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

coronavirus

(kə-rō′nə-vī′rəs)
n.
Any of a family of single-stranded RNA viruses that infect mammals and birds, causing respiratory infections such as the common cold and SARS in humans, and that have spikes of glycoproteins projecting from the viral envelope.
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coronavirus

Virology The single genus of the family Coronaviridae, which have a corona or halo-like appearance by EM; coronaviruses cause RTIs , common cold, and severe acute respiratory syndrome. See SARS.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Co·ro·na·vi·rus

(kō-rō'nă-vī'rŭs)
A genus in the family Coronaviridae that is associated with upper respiratory tract infections and possibly gastroenteritis in humans.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

coronavirus

Any one of a group of RNA-containing viruses that can cause infections of the respiratory tract in mammals and birds.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Coronavirus

One of a family of RNA-containing viruses known to cause severe respiratory illnesses. In March 2003, a previously unknown coronavirus was identified as the causative agent of severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS.
Mentioned in: Common Cold, Pneumonia
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Laboratory investigation and phylogenetic analysis of an imported Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus case in Greece.
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in dromedary camels, Oman, 2013.
[6] Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 2017, http:// www.who.int/entity/emergencies/mers-cov/en/.
<half (42.1%) of the dental students knew the definition of MERS-CoV as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome - Coronavirus.
Molecular epidemiology of hospital outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2014.
-- AFP PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2015 -- A medical staff member wearing a protective suit waits to enter an isolation ward for patients with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) at the Seoul Medical Center during a government-organised media tour, in Seoul on June 10, 2015.
Yesterday, the Ministry of Health announced that a man in his 60s, who has recently come from Saudi Arabia, was diagnosed to have the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and he is now in critical condition //Petra// AF
Community case clusters of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in Hafr Al-Batin, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: A descriptive genomic study.
South Korea has reported 175 cases of infection of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome. "Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) is a viral respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (MERSaCoV) that was first identified in Saudi Arabia in 2012," reports the World Health Organization.
ISLAMABAD -- Chinese scientists have developed a test to diagnose Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) that can give results in just 15 minutes.
A total of 175 people were exposed to Thailand's only case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and the patient's condition has improved, the health ministry said on Saturday.
Five new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome have been confirmed in South Korea and another person has died from the virus, the country's Ministry of Health said Monday.

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