filovirus
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin filum thread + New Latin -o- + virus Date: 1989 any of a family (Filoviridae) of single-stranded chiefly filamentous RNA viruses infecting vertebrates that includes the Marburg virus and the Ebola viruses

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Filovirus — género de virus con ácido ribonucleico de cadena simple con sentido negativo, de la familia Filoviridae. El género incluye los virus Ébola y Marburg. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones …   Diccionario médico

  • Filovirus — Filoviridae Filovirus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Filovirus — Filoviridae 3D Modell Filovirus Systematik Reich: Viren Baltimore K. (( )ssRNA Viren) (V) Ordnung: Mononegavirales Famili …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • filovirus — Virus of family Filoviridae. Includes Marburg and Ebola viruses. Both cause severe haemorrhagic fevers in humans …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • filovirus — /fil euh vuy reuhs, fuy leuh /, n., pl. filoviruses. any of several viruses that are members of the new virus family Filoviridae, defined by their unique appearance and reproductive strategies, as the Ebola and Marburg viruses. * * * …   Universalium

  • filovirus — noun Any virus of the family Filoviridae …   Wiktionary

  • Filovirus — A family of viruses that cause hemorrhagic fever. Filoviviruses have single stranded RNA as their genetic material. Ebola virus and the Marburg virus are both filoviruses. * * * A genus in the family Filoviridae that includes Marburg and Ebola… …   Medical dictionary

  • filovirus — n. thread like RNA virus that causes severe hemorrhagic fever …   English contemporary dictionary

  • filovirus — [ fi:ləʊˌvʌɪrəs] noun a filamentous RNA virus of a group which causes severe haemorrhagic fevers …   English new terms dictionary

  • filovirus — fi·lo·vi·rus …   English syllables

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