[fil-uh-vahy-ruh s, fahy-luh‐] /ˈfɪl əˈvaɪ rəs, ˈfaɪ lə‐/
noun, plural filoviruses.
any of several filamentous, single-stranded RNA viruses of the family Filoviridae, defined by their unique appearance and reproductive strategies, as the Ebola and Marburg viruses.
any member of a family of viruses that includes the agents responsible for Ebola virus disease and Marburg disease
filovirus fi·lo·vi·rus (fē’lō-vū’rəs, fĭl’o)
Any of a group of filamentous RNA viruses of the family Filoviridae, including Ebola and Marburg viruses, that are characterized by elongated, branched, curved, or spherical virions and that cause hemorrhagic fevers.
[fils] /fɪls/ noun, plural fils. 1. a coin and monetary unit of Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, and the People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen, the 100th part of a dinar. 2. a bronze coin of the United Arab Emirates, the 100th part of a dirham. 3. an aluminum coin and monetary unit of the Yemen Arab […]
1. (in prescriptions) filter.
networking, hardware An Ethernet controller card made by LRT based on the LANCE and SIA. It uses DMA. Its Ethernet address can be changed by software. (1994-12-01)
[fil-ter-uh-buh l] /ˈfɪl tər ə bəl/ adjective 1. capable of being . 2. Microbiology. capable of passing through bacteria-retaining . /ˈfɪltərəbəl/ adjective 1. capable of being filtered 2. (of most viruses and certain bacteria) capable of passing through the pores of a fine filter filterable fil·ter·a·ble (fĭl’tər-ə-bəl, fĭl’trə-) or fil·tra·ble (-trə-bəl) adj. Relating to smaller […]