Definition of Paramyxovirus

1. Noun. A group of viruses including those causing mumps and measles.

Generic synonyms: Myxovirus
Specialized synonyms: Respiratory Syncytial Virus



Definition of Paramyxovirus

1. Noun. Any member of the Paramyxoviridae family of negative-sense single-stranded RNA viruses responsible for a number of human and animal diseases. ¹

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Definition of Paramyxovirus

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Medical Definition of Paramyxovirus

1. A genus of the family paramyxoviridae (subfamily paramyxovirinae) where all the virions have both haemagglutinin and neuraminidase activities and encode a c protein. Parainfluenza virus 1, human is the type species. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paramyxovirus

paramural body
paramusia
paramutation
paramutations
paramyloidosis
paramylon
paramylons
paramylum
paramylums
paramyoclonus multiplex
paramyosin
paramyotonia
paramyotonus
paramyxoviridae infections
paramyxovirinae
paramyxovirus (current term)
paramyxovirus infections
paramyxoviruses
paranalgesia
paranaphthalene
paranasal
paranasal sinus
paranasal sinus diseases
paranasal sinus neoplasms
paranasal sinuses
paranatisite
paranatrolite
paranematic
paranemin
paraneoplasia

Literary usage of Paramyxovirus

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1. Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"MTH-68 is a modified attenuated strain of the Newcastle disease virus of chickens (paramyxovirus). In poultry, it causes an acute, fever-causing, ..."

2. Manual of Microbiologic Monitoring of Laboratory Animals edited by Kim Waggie (1994)
"Agent: Sendai virus (Family: Paramyxoviridae; Genus: paramyxovirus). a. Morphology: b. Cultivation: c. Strain: d. Inactivation: The Sendai virus is an ..."

3. Animal Health at the Crossroads: Preventing, Detecting, and Diagnosing by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"Equally troubling was the recent emergence in Malaysia of the new swine RNA virus, the Nipah virus, a zoonotic paramyxovirus that was transmitted to humans, ..."

4. BST edited by Jean A. Larson (1995)
"... 200, 206, 252 Models 2 Molecular weight 9 Monitoring 155 Morphology 168 Murine paramyxovirus 44 Naloxone 73 Neoplasms 156 Neutrophils 164 New York 25, ..."

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