adjective see myxovirus

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • myxoviral — myxo·viral …   English syllables

  • myxoviral — adjective see myxovirus …   Useful english dictionary

  • myxovirus — noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek myxa + New Latin virus virus; from its affinity for certain mucins Date: 1955 any of a former family (Myxoviridae) of single stranded RNA viruses that included the paramyxoviruses and the orthomyxoviruses •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • myxovirus — Term formerly used for viruses with an affinity for mucins, now included in the families Orthomyxoviridae and Paramyxoviridae. The myxoviruses included influenza virus, parainfluenza virus, respiratory syncytial virus, measles …   Medical dictionary

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