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n. pl. rhab·do·vi·rus·es
Any of a family of RNA viruses, including the rabies virus, that infect plants and animals.
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(Biology) any of the viruses belonging to the Rhabdoviradae family, which are composed of rod-shaped particles that can infect living organisms, and which include the viruses that cause rabies
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rhab•do•vi•rus(ˈræb doʊˌvaɪ rəs)
n., pl. -rus•es.
any of numerous bullet-shaped or oblong RNA-containing viruses, of the family Rhabdoviridae, that have spikes protruding from their envelope: includes the virus that causes rabies.
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|Noun||1.||rhabdovirus - any of a group of arboviruses including those causing rabies|
Rhabdoviridae - a family of arborviruses carried by arthropods
animal virus - an animal pathogen that is a virus
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