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rhinovirus

Syllabification: rhi·no·vi·rus
Pronunciation: /ˌrīnōˈvīrəs, ˈrīnōˌvī-
 
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Definition of rhinovirus in English:

noun

Medicine
Any of a group of picornaviruses, including those that cause some forms of the common cold.
Example sentences
  • Both in adults and in children, the majority of asthma exacerbations are caused by respiratory virus infections of which rhinoviruses are by far the most frequent.
  • Businesses also ought to lobby for the development of vaccines against rhinoviruses and other causes of the common cold.
  • For example, if these children developed bronchiolitis related to rhinovirus or parainfluenza virus, would the same cytokine pattern have been seen?

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