Paramyxoviridae Par·a·myx·o·vir·i·dae (pār’ə-mĭk’sə-vēr’ĭ-dē’)
A family of RNA-containing viruses similar in morphology to the influenza viruses.
abounding in foliage, or abounding in caverns, (Gen. 21:21), a desert tract forming the north-eastern division of the peninsula of Sinai, lying between the ‘Arabah on the east and the wilderness of Shur on the west. It is intersected in a north-western direction by the Wady el-‘Arish. It bears the modern name of Badiet et-Tih, […]
[par-uh-mik-suh-vahy-ruh s, -mik-suh-vahy-] /ˌpær əˈmɪk səˌvaɪ rəs, -ˌmɪk səˈvaɪ-/ noun, plural paramyxoviruses. 1. any of various RNA-containing viruses that are similar to but larger than the , including the viruses that cause mumps, measles, parainfluenza, and Newcastle disease. paramyxovirus par·a·myx·o·vi·rus (pār’ə-mĭk’sə-vī’rəs) n. A member of the genus Paramyxovirus. Paramyxovirus n. A genus of viruses that […]
[par-uh-nah; Portuguese pah-rah-nah] /ˌpær əˈnɑ; Portuguese ˌpɑ rɑˈnɑ/ noun 1. a river in central South America, flowing from S Brazil along the SE boundary of Paraguay and through E Argentina into the Río de la Plata. 2050 miles (3300 km) long. 2. a city in E Argentina, on the Paraná River: the capital of Argentina […]
[pah-rah-nah-gwah] /ˌpɑ rɑ nɑˈgwɑ/ noun 1. a seaport in S Brazil.