picornavirus
noun Etymology: pico- + RNA + virus Date: 1962 any of a family (Picornaviridae) of single-stranded RNA viruses including especially the enteroviruses, the rhinoviruses, and the causative agents of hepatitis A and foot-and-mouth disease

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  • picornavirus — [pi kôr΄nə vī′rəs] n. any of a large family (Picornaviridae) of RNA viruses affecting animals, including the enteroviruses and rhinoviruses …   English World dictionary

  • Picornavirus — Taxobox name = Picornavirus virus group = iv familia = Picornaviridae subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = Enterovirus Rhinovirus Hepatovirus Cardiovirus Aphthovirus Parechovirus Erbovirus Kobuvirus Teschovirus A Picornavirus is a virus… …   Wikipedia

  • Picornavirus — Picornaviridae Picornaviridés …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Picornavirus — Picornaviridae Polioviren im Transmissionselektronenmikroskop Systematik Reich: Viren Ordnu …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Picornavirus — Picọrna|virus [aus engl. picornavirus, Kunstw. aus pico... (vgl. Pico...), ribonucleic acid = Ribonukleinsäure und Virus] s; , ...ren (meist Mehrz.): extrem kleine Ribonukleinsäureviren (z. B. Enteroviren) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • picornavirus — /pi kawr neuh vuy reuhs, kawr neuh vuy /, n., pl. picornaviruses. any of a group of small, RNA containing viruses of the family Picornaviridae, infectious to humans and other animals, and including the poliovirus and the rhinoviruses that cause… …   Universalium

  • picornavirus — noun Any of a group of RNA viruses, of the family Picornaviridae, many of which are pathogenic …   Wiktionary

  • picornavirus — A virus of the family Picornaviridae. * * * pi·cor·na·vi·rus (.)pē .kȯr nə vī rəs n any of the family Picornaviridae of single stranded RNA viruses * * * n. one of a group of small RNA containing viruses (pico = small; hence pico RNA virus). The …   Medical dictionary

  • picornavirus — Cualquiera de un grupo de los virus de animales más pequeños conocidos. (Pico alude a su tamaño minúsculo, rna a su centro de ARN, en inglés, RNA). Este grupo de virus esferoidales incluye a los que atacan el tracto intestinal de los vertebrados… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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