WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
po•li•o•vi•rus (pō′lē ō vī′rəs, pō′lē ō vī′-),USA pronunciation n., pl. -rus•es.
- Microbiologyany of three picornaviruses of the genus Enterovirus, having a spherical capsid, infectious to humans and the cause of poliomyelitis.
- polio + virus 1950–55
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