norovirus(redirected from Noro virus)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Any of a genus of caliciviruses, formerly called Norwalk viruses, that cause acute gastroenteritis.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Any Norwalk-like virus. Diarrheal outbreaks caused by norovirus infections of the gastrointestinal tract have been reported in nursing homes, schools, and cruise ships, settings in which large groups of people congregate in relatively confined spaces. See: Norwalk virus
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners