meaning of Arbovirus

Arbovirus meaning in Medical Dictionary

a course of viruses transmitted to humans by arthropods including mosquitoes and ticks. The very first two letters associated with terms arthropod' and borne, comprise the 'arbo' that now designates this team of viruses as arthropod-borne.

Arbovirus meaning in General Dictionary

a large heterogeneous selection of RNA viruses divisible into groups on the basis of the virions; they have been restored from arthropods, bats, and rodents; most are borne by arthropods; they've been connected because of the epidemiologic concept of transmission between vertebrate hosts by arthropod vectors (mosquitoes, ticks, sandflies, midges, etc.) that prey on bloodstream; they may be able cause mild fevers, hepatitis, hemorrhagic fever, and encephalitis

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