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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.

Reovirus n.
A genus of viruses that contain double-stranded RNA and are associated with various diseases in animals, including human respiratory and gastrointestinal infections.


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