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poxvirus

 [poks´vi″rus]
any member of a family of morphologically similar and immunologically related DNA viruses, including the disease-causing orthopoxviruses.

pox·vi·rus

(poks'vī-rŭs),
Any virus of the family Poxviridae.

poxvirus

/pox·vi·rus/ (poks´-vi-rus) any virus of the family Poxviridae.

poxvirus

(pŏks′vī′rəs)
n. pl. poxvi·ruses
Any of a group of DNA-containing viruses, including those that cause smallpox, cowpox, and other poxlike diseases in vertebrates.

poxvirus

[poksvī′rəs]
Etymology: ME, pokkes + L, virus, poison
a member of a family of viruses that includes the organisms that cause molluscum contagiosum, smallpox, and vaccinia.

pox·vi·rus

(poks'vī-rŭs)
Any virus of the family Poxviridae.

poxvirus

a virus in the family Poxviridae.

poxvirus officinalis
vaccinia virus.
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