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