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  • swine influenza — n an acute contagious febrile disease of swine that is marked by severe coughing and inflammation of the upper respiratory tract, that sometimes develops into bronchopneumonia but is rarely fatal, that is caused by infection with a subtype (H1N1… …   Medical dictionary

  • Swine influenza — This article is about influenza viruses in pigs. For the 2009 outbreak, see 2009 flu pandemic. For the 2009 human virus, see Pandemic H1N1/09 virus. Influenza (Flu) …   Wikipedia

  • swine influenza — noun an acute and highly contagious respiratory disease of swine caused by the orthomyxovirus thought to be the same virus that caused the 1918 influenza pandemic • Syn: ↑swine flu • Hypernyms: ↑influenza, ↑flu, ↑grippe * * * noun : an acute… …   Useful english dictionary

  • swine influenza virus — a type A influenza virus that causes swine influenza; direct transmission to humans has occasionally caused infection that can be fatal …   Medical dictionary

  • human swine influenza — noun → pandemic influenza A (H1N1). Also, human swine flu, swine flu …   Australian English dictionary

  • Swine flu — (or Swine influenzavirus (SIV) flu) refers to a subset of Orthomyxoviridae that creates influenza in pigs and are endemic in pigs. This is not a phylogenetics based taxonomic category.The species of Orthomyxoviridae that can cause flu in pigs are …   Wikipedia

  • Influenza-A-Virus H1N1 — TEM Aufnahme von H1N1 Influenza A Viren (Stamm A/CA/4/09, Erreger der Influenza Pandemie 2009; Bild digital nachgefärbt) Systematik Reich …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • influenza A — ā n a common moderate to severe respiratory disease that affects humans and some other vertebrates (as swine and birds) sometimes in pandemics following mutation in the causative virus, that in humans is characterized by sudden onset, fever,… …   Medical dictionary

  • swine flu — n SWINE INFLUENZA …   Medical dictionary

  • Influenza A virus subtype H1N1 — For the H1N1/09 virus strain responsible for the 2009 flu pandemic, see Pandemic H1N1/09 virus. For the 2009 pandemic of Influenza A(H1N1), see 2009 flu pandemic. For the 1918 pandemic of Influenza A(H1N1), see 1918 flu pandemic. Influenza (Flu) …   Wikipedia

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