picornavirus

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picornavirus

 [pi-kor´nah-vi″rus]
any member of a family of extremely small, ether-resistant RNA viruses, including the enteroviruses and rhinoviruses.

pi·cor·na·vi·rus

(pī-kōr'nă-vī'rŭs),
A virus of the family Picornaviridae.

picornavirus

/pi·cor·na·vi·rus/ (pi-kor″nah-vi´rus) an extremely small, ether-resistant RNA virus, one of the group comprising the enteroviruses and the rhinoviruses.

picornavirus

(pē-kôr′nə-vī′rəs, pĭ-)
n. pl. picornavi·ruses
Any of a group of very small viruses, including the enteroviruses and the rhinoviruses, that infect animals and consist of RNA surrounded by an icosahedral protein shell.

picornavirus

[pīkôr′nəvī′rəs]
Etymology: It, pico, small; RNA, ribonucleic acid; L, virus, poison
a member of a group of small ribonucleic acid (RNA) viruses that are ether-resistant. The two main genera are Enterovirus and Rhinovirus. These viruses cause poliomyelitis, herpangina, aseptic meningitis, encephalomyocarditis, and foot-and-mouth disease.

pi·cor·na·vi·rus

(pi-kōr'nă-vī'rŭs)
A virus of the family Picornaviridae.

picornavirus

A family of small, single-strand RNA viruses that includes the polioviruses, the RHINOVIRUSES, the coxsackie viruses and the enteroviruses. From the Italian piccolo , small, and RNA.

picornavirus

a minute, non-enveloped single RNA strand virus, e.g. polioviruses

picornavirus

a member of the virus family Picornaviridae.