noun, plural reoviruses.
any large virus of the family Reoviridae, having double-stranded RNA and a polyhedral capsid, including those causing infantile gastroenteritis.
reovirus re·o·vi·rus (rē’ō-vī’rəs)
Any member of the genus Reovirus.
A genus of viruses that contain double-stranded RNA and are associated with various diseases in animals, including human respiratory and gastrointestinal infections.
noun, Chemistry. 1. the process or result of oxidizing. 2. the deposit that forms on the surface of a metal as it oxidizes. noun 1. the act or process of oxidizing (as modifier): an oxidation state, an oxidation potential oxidation ox·i·da·tion (ŏk’sĭ-dā’shən) n. The combination of a substance with oxygen. A reaction in which the […]
verb (used with object), oxidized, oxidizing. 1. to convert (an element) into an oxide; combine with oxygen. 2. to cover with a coating of oxide or rust. 3. to take away hydrogen, as by the action of oxygen; add oxygen or any nonmetal. 4. to remove electrons from (an atom or molecule), thereby increasing the […]
noun 1. a transversely corded fabric of wool, silk, rayon, or cotton. noun, Informal. 1. a repertory theater or company. 2. repetition. 3. a representative, especially a sales representative. 4. reputation. noun 1. Nucleonics. a unit proposed as a supplement to roentgen for expressing dosage of ionizing radiation: subsequently abandoned. 1. Representative. 2. Republic. 3. […]
verb (transitive) 1. to place or arrange (articles) in (a container) again or in a different way