Flavivirus



/ˈfleɪvɪˌvaɪrəs/
noun
1.
a type of arbovirus that causes a wide range of diseases in humans, including yellow fever, dengue, and West Nile fever. It is spread by ticks or mosquitoes

flavivirus fla·vi·vi·rus (flā’və-vī’rəs)
n.
An arbovirus of the genus Flavivirus.

Flavivirus Fla·vi·vi·rus n.
A genus of arboviruses of the family Togaviridae, the type species of which is the yellow fever virus.

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