• Definition for "arbovirus"
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arbovirus definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a sizable number of viruses sent by arthropods, eg mosquitoes and ticks, that include the causative representatives of encephalitis, yellow fever, and dengue.
    • Any virus that is transmitted by an arthropod
    • a big heterogeneous band of RNA viruses divisible into groups based on the virions; they are restored from arthropods, bats, and rodents; the majority are borne by arthropods; they've been linked because of the epidemiologic idea of transmission between vertebrate hosts by arthropod vectors (mosquitoes, ticks, sandflies, midges, etc.) that feast upon bloodstream; they can cause mild fevers, hepatitis, hemorrhagic fever, and encephalitis
    • Any of a sizable number of viruses transmitted by arthropods, eg mosquitoes and ticks, including the causative representatives of encephalitis, yellow fever, and dengue.
    • Any virus that's transmitted by an arthropod
    • a big heterogeneous group of RNA viruses divisible into groups based on the virions; they've been restored from arthropods, bats, and rodents; the majority are borne by arthropods; they are connected because of the epidemiologic idea of transmission between vertebrate hosts by arthropod vectors (mosquitoes, ticks, sandflies, midges, etc.) that prey on blood; they could cause moderate fevers, hepatitis, hemorrhagic fever, and encephalitis
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