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[nawr-oh-vahy-ruh s] /ˈnɔr oʊˌvaɪ rəs/

noun, plural noroviruses
any of various single-stranded RNA viruses of the genus Norovirus, of the family Caliciviridae: the most common cause of epidemic viral gastroenteritis in humans.
a virus which is a common cause of gastroenteritis


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