rhinovirus(redirected from rhinoviruses)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
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
rhi•no•vi•rus(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.