parainfluenza 1 virus par·a·in·flu·en·za 1 virus (pār’ə-ĭn’flōō-ěn’zə)
A paramyxovirus that causes acute laryngotracheitis in children and, sometimes, in adults. Also called hemadsorption virus type 2.
- Parainfluenza 2 virus
parainfluenza 2 virus n. A paramyxovirus associated with acute laryngotracheitis and croup in young children and minor upper respiratory infections in adults. Also called croup-associated virus.
- Parainfluenza 4 virus
parainfluenza 4 virus n. A paramyxovirus associated with minor respiratory illness in children.
- Parainfluenza 3 virus
parainfluenza 3 virus n. A paramyxovirus associated with pharyngitis, bronchiolitis, and pneumonia in children and with respiratory infections in adults. Also called hemadsorption virus type 1.
[par-uh-dahy-klawr-uh-ben-zeen, -ben-zeen, -klohr-] /ˌpær ə daɪˌklɔr əˈbɛn zin, -bɛnˈzin, -ˌkloʊr-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, crystalline, volatile, water-insoluble solid, C 6 H 4 Cl 2 , of the , having a penetrating odor: used chiefly as a moth repellent.