Definition of norovirus in English:


Line breaks: noro|virus
Pronunciation: /ˈnɔːrəvʌɪrəs


Any of various single-stranded RNA viruses comprising the Norwalk virus.
  • Genus Norovirus, family Caliciviridae
More example sentences
  • Norovirus is the most common cause of infectious gastroenteritis in England and Wales.
  • Doctors have warned thousands of people across the UK are suffering from norovirus, which causes sudden vomiting and diarrhoea.


early 21st century: from nor- in Norwalk virus + -o- + virus.

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