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n. pl. rhi·no·vi·rus·es
Any of several strains of enterovirus that cause respiratory tract infections, including the common cold.


any of various viruses that occur in the human respiratory tract and cause diseases, such as the common cold


(ˌraɪ noʊˈvaɪ rəs, ˈraɪ noʊˌvaɪ-)

n., pl. -rus•es.
any of a varied and widespread group of picornaviruses responsible for many respiratory diseases, including the common cold.
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Noun1.rhinovirus - any of a group of picornaviruses that are responsible for many upper respiratory infections
picornavirus - a group of single-strand RNA viruses with a protein coat


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Rhinoviruses are the causative pathogens in more than half of viral respiratory infections and they are associated with acute exacerbations of respiratory disease.
html) rhinoviruses are the most common causes of colds but there are still over 200 viruses that can lead to colds.
Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) shares features with rhinoviruses (1) and primarily causes respiratory disease.
Background: Human rhinoviruses (HRVs) are divided into three genetic species: HRV-A, HRV-B, and HRV-C.
It seems reasonable to hypothesize that EV-D68 is a more virulent pulmonary pathogen to those with preexisting atopic disease than other rhinoviruses and enteroviruses," Dr.
According to the CDC, there are hundreds of types of enteroviruses and rhinoviruses, and both can cause symptoms such as the common cold or severe illnesses.
Human rhinoviruses are the most frequent cause of the common cold.
Together with rhinoviruses A and B, the recently discovered virus is responsible for millions of illnesses yearly at an estimated annual cost of more than $40 billion in the United States alone.
Washington, June 27 ( ANI ): Scientists have progressed in the search for the first broad-spectrum drugs to combat human rhinoviruses (HRVs), which cause the most common infectious diseases among humans.
HEV68 is a unique enterovirus that shares epidemiologic and biologic features with human rhinoviruses (HRV) (1).
Massimo Palmirini, director of MRC Centre for Virus Research at Glasgow University, said: "Viruses like rhinoviruses are very intelligent.
While rhinoviruses are the most common cause, other viruses causing the common cold include coronaviruses, adenoviruses, RSV, human metapneumovirus, and parainfluenza viruses.