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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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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Molecular epidemiology of canine picornavirus in Hong Kong and Dubai and proposal of a novel genus in Picornaviridae.
Picornavirus genomes are mentioned by short names and GenBank IDs.
Domingo, "Deletion mutants of VPg reveal new cytopathology determinants in a picornavirus," PLoS ONE, vol.
Picornavirus, rhabdovirus, and HIV in cell culture supernatants retain infectivity after RNAlater stabilization (5).
Disrupted spatial memory is a consequence of picornavirus infection.
Evidence of harm to the brain has emerged from a study of mice infected with a polio-like picornavirus.
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Molecular evolution of human enteroviruses: Correlation of serotypes with VP1 sequence and application to picornavirus classification.
The drug specifically inhibits the integrity of the picornavirus capsid, the protein coat of the virus that is essential for infectivity and transmission of the virus, according to ViroPharma.
Classified as a picornavirus, hepatitis A is spread enterally, or through the oral-fecal route.
(%) Rhinovirus 8 (35) 5 (20) Enterovirus 3 (13) 1 (4) Untypeable picornavirus 2 (9) 4 (16) Influenza A 1 (4) Adeno 4 (16) Parainfluenza type 1 1 (4) Parainfluenza type 3 1 (4) 1 (4) Respiratory syncytial virus 3 (13) 2 viruses 1 (4) 1 (4) Any of the above([dagger]) 16 (70) 16 (64) Pathogenic bacteria in nasopharynx Mycoplasma pneumoniae 1 (4) 1 (4) Streptococcus pneumoniae 2 (8) Haemophilus influenzae 1 (4) 3 (12) Moraxella catarrhalis 1 (4) 5 (20) Streptococcus pneumoniae Haemophilus influenzae, or Moraxella catarrhalis 2 (9) 10 (40) ([double dagger]) NOTE: In 23 patients with a sinusitis history and 25 patients who had never had sinusitis.