Marburg virus Mar·burg virus (mär’bûrg’)
A virus that is considered to contain RNA and that is known to cause Marburg virus disease but whose taxonomic classification remains undetermined.
- Marburg virus disease
Marburg virus disease n. An often fatal infection of humans by the Marburg virus that is characterized by severe fever, diarrhea, a maculopapular rash, and hemorrhaging.
- Marbury versus madison
A case decided by the Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Marshall in 1803. The Court declared unanimously that a certain law passed by Congress should not be enforced, because the law was opposed to the Constitution. Marbury versus Madison established the principle of “judicial review” — that the Supreme Court has the power to […]
[mahrk; French mar] /mɑrk; French mar/ noun 1. the grapes contained in the wine press and the residue, as skins and pips, remaining after the juice is expressed. 2. (in France) the brandy distilled from this residue. 3. Pharmacology. the residue that remains following the extraction of active principles from a vegetable drug by means […]
[mahr-kuh n] /ˈmɑr kən/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of St. Mark or of the second Gospel.