norovirus


norovirus
noun /ˈnɒɹə(ʊ)vaɪɹəs/
The genus of a number of species of virus, family Caliciviridae, causing human gastroenteritis, of which Norwalk virus is the prototype.

Norovirus causes nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach cramping.


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  • Norovirus — Humane Noroviren im TEM nach Negativkontrastierung (Markierung entspr. 50 nm) Systematik Reich: Viren …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Norovirus —   Norovirus Micrografía por microscopio electrónico de transmisión. La barra mide 50 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Norovirus — Virus de Norwalk Virus de Norwalk …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • norovirus — nor•o•vi•rus [[t]ˈnɔr oʊˌvaɪ rəs[/t]] n. pl. rus•es (often cap.) any of several RNA containing viruses of the family Caliciviridae that cause acute gastroenteritis in humans and are transmitted primarily through fecal contamination • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

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  • Norovirus — Nor·o·vi·rus (norґo vi″rəs) the noroviruses, a genus of the family Caliciviridae that causes acute foodborne gastroenteritis, with nausea and vomiting lasting from 12 to 60 hours; the type species is Norwalk virus. Called also Norwalk… …   Medical dictionary

  • norovirus — /ˈnɒroʊvaɪrəs/ (say norohvuyruhs) noun a virus which causes severe, highly infectious gastroenteritis …   Australian English dictionary

  • Norovirus — No|ro|vi|rus <nach der amerikanischen Stadt Norwalk> (Erreger einer Infektionskrankheit) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung