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poliovirus Line breaks: polio|virus
Pronunciation: /ˈpəʊlɪəʊˌvʌɪrəs/

Definition of poliovirus in English:


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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