noun, plural rhinoviruses.
any of a varied and widespread group of picornaviruses responsible for many respiratory diseases, including the common cold.
any of various viruses that occur in the human respiratory tract and cause diseases, such as the common cold

rhinovirus rhi·no·vi·rus (rī’nō-vī’rəs)
Any of a group of picornaviruses that are causative agents of disorders of the respiratory tract, such as the common cold. Also called coryzavirus.
Any of a group of viruses of the family Picornaviridae and the genus Rhinovirus that cause the common cold.


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