Coronavirus



[kuh-roh-nuh-vahy-ruh s] /kəˈroʊ nəˌvaɪ rəs/

noun, plural coronaviruses.
1.
any of various RNA-containing spherical viruses of the family Coronaviridae, including several that cause acute respiratory illnesses.
/kəˈrəʊnəˌvaɪrəs/
noun
1.
a type of airborne virus accounting for 10-30% of all colds

coronavirus co·ro·na·vi·rus (kə-rō’nə-vī’rəs)
n.
Any of various single-stranded, RNA-containing viruses that cause respiratory infection in humans and resemble a crown when viewed under an electron microscope because of their petal-shaped projections.

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