from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A filovirus causing an acute, often fatal hemorrhagic disease that was originally transmitted to humans from green monkeys.
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- n. a filovirus that causes Marburg disease; carried by animals; can be used as a bioweapon
After Marburg , where its appearance in humans was first identified.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)