Definition of poliovirus in English:

poliovirus

Syllabification: po·li·o·vi·rus
Pronunciation: /ˈpōlēōˌvīrəs
 
/

noun

Medicine
Any of a group of enteroviruses, including those that cause poliomyelitis.
More 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.

Definition of poliovirus in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day guzzle
Pronunciation: ˈgəzəl
verb
eat or drink (something) greedily