rabies virus group


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rabies virus group

Etymology: L, rabere, to rave, virus, poison; It, gruppo, knot
the genus of viruses that includes the organism that causes rabies in humans, the lyssa virus. See also rhabdovirus.

rabies virus group

A genus of viruses whose official designation is Lyssavirus. The group includes the causative agent of rabies in humans.
See also: group