Arbovirus

Arbovirus is a term used to refer to a group of viruses that are transmitted by arthropod vectors. The word arbovirus is an acronym (ARthropod-BOrne virus). Symptoms of arbovirus infection generally occur 3–15 days after exposure to the virus and last 3 or 4 days. The most common clinical features of infection are fever, headache and malaise, bu...
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arbovirus

<epidemiology> A virus which uses Arthropods as vectors and is transmitted in their saliva to the definitive host. For example, yellow fever. ... Origin: from Arthropod borne virus ... (05 Dec 1998) ...
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arbovirus

(ahr´bo-vi″rәs) a term used by epidemiologists to refer to any of numerous viruses that replicate in blood-feeding arthropods such as mosquitoes and ticks and are transmitted to humans by biting. adj., arbovi´ral., adj.
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arbovirus

arborvirus noun a large heterogeneous group of RNA viruses divisible into groups on the basis of the virions; they have been recovered from arthropods, bats, and rodents; most are borne by arthropods; they are linked by the epidemiologic concept of tr...
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Arbovirus

a virus spread by arthropods. Arbovirus is short for arthropod-borne virus. They are most commonly spread by blood-sucking insects such as mosquitoes. Arboviruses can cause minor illnesses such as mild fevers and rashes or they can cause potentially fatal illnesses such as encephalitis (inflammation of the brain).
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arbovirus

acronym derived from arthropod-borne virus, a group of viruses that develop in arthropods (chiefly blood-sucking mosquitoes and ticks), in which they ... [1 related articles]
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arbovirus

arborvirus, arbovirus What's in a name? Although arbor sounds as if it should have something to do with trees, it doesn't. It comes from the first two letters of arthropod + the first three letters of borne. Arborviruses are transmitted (borne) to humans by mosquitoes and ticks (arthropods). Since the name Arborvirus proved too clever by far; the ...
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Arbovirus

Arbovirus: A class of viruses transmitted to humans by arthropods such as mosquitoes and ticks. The first two letters of the words arthropod' and borne, make up the 'arbo' that now designates this group of viruses as arthropod-borne. The name arbovirus was coined in part by Dr. William C. Reeves (1916-2004) to connote the class of viruses carried b...
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arbovirus

Type: Term Pronunciation: ar′bō-vī′rŭs Definitions: 1. A name for a large, heterogeneous group of RNA viruses. There are more than 500 species, which are distributed among several families (Togaviridae, Flaviviridae, Bunyaviridae, Arenaviridae, Rhabdoviridae, Reoviridae), and have been recovered from arthropods, bats, and...
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