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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.
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pi·cor·na·vi·rus

(pī-kōr'nă-vī'rŭs),
A virus of the family Picornaviridae.
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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.
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pi·cor·na·vi·rus

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