adenovirus

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ad·e·no·vi·rus

 (ăd′n-ō-vī′rəs)
n.
Any of a group of DNA-containing viruses that cause conjunctivitis and upper respiratory tract infections in humans.

[adeno(id) + virus (from its having first been found in adenoid tissue).]

ad′e·no·vi′ral adj.

adenovirus

(ˌædɪnəʊˈvaɪrəs)
n
(Medicine) any of a group of viruses that can cause upper respiratory diseases in man. Compare enterovirus, myxovirus

ad•e•no•vi•rus

(ˌæd n oʊˈvaɪ rəs)

n., pl. -rus•es.
any of a group of DNA-containing viruses that cause eye and respiratory diseases.
[1955–60]
ad`e•no•vi′ral, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adenovirus - any of a group of viruses including those that in humans cause upper respiratory infections or infectious pinkeyeadenovirus - any of a group of viruses including those that in humans cause upper respiratory infections or infectious pinkeye
parainfluenza virus - a virus that causes upper respiratory infection (including the common cold and bronchiolitis); most often in children
animal virus - an animal pathogen that is a virus
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adenovirus

n adenovirus m