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paramyxovirus

 [par″ah-mik´so-vi″rus]
any of a family of viruses, including those that cause mumps, measles, and newcastle disease, and the parainfluenza viruses.
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Par·a·myx·o·vi·rus

(par'ă-mik'sō-vī'rŭs),
A genus of viruses (family Paramyxoviridae) that includes parainfluenza viruses (types 1 and 3).
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paramyxovirus

(păr′ə-mĭk′sə-vī′rəs)
n. pl. paramyxovi·ruses
Any of a family of single-stranded RNA viruses including the respiratory syncytial virus, parainfluenza viruses, and viruses that cause measles and mumps.
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Par·a·myx·o·vi·rus

(par'ă-mik'sō-vī'rŭs)
A genus of viruses that includes Newcastle disease, mumps, and the parainfluenza viruses (types 1-4).
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Paramyxovirus

A genus of viruses that includes the causative agent of mumps.
Mentioned in: Mumps
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