picornavirus definition

  • noun:
    • some of a team of very small viruses, including the enteroviruses as well as the rhinoviruses, that infect pets and consist of RNA enclosed by an icosahedral necessary protein layer.
    • Any of a group of RNA viruses, of the household Picornaviridae, some of which are pathogenic
    • a group of single-strand RNA viruses with a protein layer

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