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reovirus

 [re´o-vi″rus]
any member of a family of ether-resistant RNA viruses isolated from healthy children, children with febrile and afebrile upper respiratory disease, children with diarrhea, and many animals.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

Re·o·vi·rus

(rē'ō-vī'rŭs),
A genus of viruses now currently called Orthoreovirus (family Reoviridae) that are 80 nm in diameter, with distinct double layers of capsomeres, and have vertebrates as hosts; they have been recovered from children with upper respiratory tract infections, mild fever, and sometimes diarrhea, and from children with no apparent infection; from chimpanzees with coryza; monkeys, mice; and cattle feces. There are three antigenically distinct human types related by a common complement-fixing antigen and at least 12 avian orthoreoviruses.
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reovirus

(rē′ō-vī′rəs)
n. pl. reovi·ruses
Any of a family of viruses that contain double-stranded RNA and are associated with various diseases in animals, including human respiratory and gastrointestinal infections.
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reovirus

A family of non-enveloped, double-stranded RNA viruses Members Orthoreovirus, orbivirus, rotavirus Disease Generally asymptomatic, ±gastroenteritis, rhinopharyngitis, ±hepatitis, encephalitis, pneumonia, Colorado tick fever. See Rotavirus.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Re·o·vi·rus

(rē'ō-vī'rŭs)
A genus of viruses recovered from children with mild fever and sometimes diarrhea, and from children with no apparent infection; a causative relationship to illness has not been proven.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Re·o·vi·rus

(rē'ō-vī'rŭs)
A genus of viruses recovered from children suffering mild fever and sometimes diarrhea but also from children with no apparent infection; a causative relationship to illness has not been proven.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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