Noun Adenovirus Definition and Examples


Noun:

Adenovirus

Pronunciation:

/ˈadɪnəʊˌvʌɪrəs/

Definition:
1.

noun

Any of a group of DNA viruses first discovered in adenoid tissue, most of which cause respiratory diseases.
  1. 'Symptoms of influenza-like illness can be caused by multiple respiratory viruses, including respiratory syncytial virus, parainfluenza virus, adenovirus, rhinovirus, and coronavirus.'
  2. 'Among the viruses that are put under the microscope are the adenoviruses, bunyaviruses, retroviruses and the coronaviruses (the genus behind SARS outbreak).'


noun, plural adenoviruses.

1. any of a group of DNA viruses that cause eye and respiratory diseases.


Examples:

"There can be adenovirus infections."


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