Definition of poliovirus in English:

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poliovirus

Pronunciation: /ˈpōlēōˌvīrəs/

noun

Medicine
Any of a group of enteroviruses, including those that cause poliomyelitis.
Example sentences
  • Viral meningitis may be caused by viruses such as coxsackie, herpes simplex, mumps, the varicella zoster virus of chickenpox and shingles, poliovirus, echoviruses (including enterovisuses).
  • In Mumbai city there is a project to search for wild polioviruses in sewage, conducted by the Enterovirus Research Centre of the Indian Council of Medical Research.
  • Making a countrywide list of all biomedical laboratories and inventorying those having specific pathogen (in this case wild polioviruses or potentially infected material) is a task never before attempted in the country.

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Syllabification: po·li·o·vi·rus

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