Family of enveloped RNA viruses with spherical particles 40-50nm in diameter. Only genus is Flavivirus. Cause dengue haemorrhagic fever, Japanese encephalitis, tick-borne encephalitis and yellow fever (the latter being the source of the name).
Flaviviridae: A family of viruses transmitted by mosquitos and ticks that cause some important diseases, including dengue, yellow fever, tick-borne encephalitis virus, and West Nile fever. The flaviviruses are positive-strand RNA viruses containing three structural proteins and a host-derived lipid bilayer.Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=6501
<virology> A family of single-stranded RNA-containing viruses that cause haemorrhagic fever in awide range of mammals and are transmitted by mosquitos and ticks. ... (09 Oct 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
a family of arboviruses carried by arthropodsFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
(fla″vĭ-vir´ĭ-de) the flaviviruses: a family of RNA viruses that includes viruses that cause dengue, encephalitis, and hepatitis C. It includes the genera Flavivirus and Hepacivirus.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
Type: Term Pronunciation: flā′vī-vī′ri-dē Definitions: 1. A family of enveloped single-stranded positive sense RNA viruses 40-60 mm in diameter formerly classified as the 'group B' arboviruses, including yellow fever and dengue viruses; maintained in nature by transmission from arthropod vectors to vertebrate hosts. ...Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=33933
The Flaviviridae are a family of viruses that are primarily spread through arthropod vectors (mainly ticks and mosquitoes). The family gets its name from Yellow Fever virus, a type virus of Flaviviridae; flavus means yellow in Latin. (Yellow fever in turn was named because of its propensity to cause jaundice in victims.) Flaviviridae have monopart...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flaviviridae
No exact match found