respiratory enteric orphan virus
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res·pi·ra·to·ry en·ter·ic or·phan vi·rus
a nonenveloped icosahedral virus with a two-layered capsid the genome of which consists of multiple segments of double-stranded RNA, belonging to the family Reoviridae, frequently found in both the respiratory and enteric tract.
Synonym(s): REO virus
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res·pi·ra·to·ry en·ter·ic or·phan vi·rus(res'pir-ă-tōr-ē en-ter'ik ōr'făn vī'rŭs)
A nonenveloped icosahedral virus with a genome that consists of double-stranded RNA, belonging to the family Reoviridae, which is frequently found in both the respiratory and enteric tracts.
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