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po·li·o·vi·rus

 (pō′lē-ō-vī′rəs)
n. pl. po·li·o·vi·rus·es
An enterovirus, separable into three serotypes, that is the causative agent of poliomyelitis.

poliovirus

(ˈpəʊlɪəʊˌvaɪərəs)
n
a virus causing polio

po•li•o•vi•rus

(ˈpoʊ li oʊˌvaɪ rəs, ˌpoʊ li oʊˈvaɪ-)

n., pl. -rus•es.
any of three picornaviruses of the genus Enterovirus, that cause poliomyelitis.
[1950–1955]
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Noun1.poliovirus - the virus causing poliomyelitis
enterovirus - any of a group of picornaviruses that infect the gastrointestinal tract and can spread to other areas (especially the nervous system)
Translations

po·li·o·vi·rus

n. poliovirus, agente causante de la poliomielitis.
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