[poh-lee-oh-vahy-ruh s, poh-lee-oh-vahy-] /ˈpoʊ li oʊˌvaɪ rəs, ˌpoʊ li oʊˈvaɪ-/

noun, plural polioviruses.
any of three picornaviruses of the genus Enterovirus, having a spherical capsid, infectious to humans and the cause of poliomyelitis.

poliovirus po·li·o·vi·rus (pō’lē-ō-vī’rəs)
See poliomyelitis virus.


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