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Coxsackie virus

Saltos de línea: Cox|sackie virus
Pronunciación: /kɒkˈsaki
 
, kʊk-/

Definición de Coxsackie virus en inglés:

sustantivo

Medicine
Any of a group of enteroviruses which cause various respiratory, neurological, and muscular diseases in humans.
Example sentences
  • The virus implicated is thought to be a Coxsackie virus, which belongs to the family of enteroviruses.
  • Other virus infections have also been implicated such as the Coxsackie virus, the Epstein-Barr virus, and others.
  • In 1995 I was diagnosed with a Coxsackie virus which had apparently settled into my heart.

Origen

1940s: named after Coxsackie, New York State, where the first cases were diagnosed.

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