Definition of coronavirus in English:


Line breaks: cor¦ona|virus
Pronunciation: /kəˈrəʊnəˌvʌɪrəs


  • Any of a group of RNA viruses that cause a variety of diseases in humans and other animals.
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    • The greatest benefit appears to be in detecting rhinoviruses, coronaviruses, and parainfluenza viruses.
    • The most frequently observed viruses were rhinoviruses followed by coronaviruses and respiratory syncytial virus.
    • SARs is believed to be a type of RNA virus called a coronavirus.

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