any of various RNA-containing viruses of the family Arenaviridae, usually transmitted to humans by contact with excreta of infected rodents.
Arenavirus Ar·e·na·vi·rus (ār’ə-nə-vī’rəs, ə-rē’nə-)
The single genus of viruses in the family Arenaviridae that includes the viruses that cause lymphocytic choriomeningitis and Lassa fever.
- Arena theatre
noun another term for theatre-in-the-round
Geology, Petrology. (of rocks) sandlike; sandy. Botany. growing in sand. Historical Examples Such are the cotton-wood and the beech-grape, species which are usually confined to the arenaceous alluvions of valleys. Scenes and Adventures in the Semi-Alpine Region of the Ozark Mountains of Missouri and Arkansas Henry Rowe Schoolcraft There is an arenaceous quality in the […]
arenaviridae Arenaviridae Ar·e·na·vir·i·dae (ār’ə-nə-vēr’ĭ-dē) n. A family of RNA viruses comprising the genus Arenavirus.
Hannah, 1906–75, U.S. author, political scientist, and teacher, born in Germany. Historical Examples Arendt was enraged when he found that Gustavus had made his escape. Sweden Victor Nilsson Before Arendt’s departure, he said to him, “Beg the Emperor to pardon me.” Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 356, June, 1845 Various Doctor Arendt was out, […]