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respiratory syncytial virus

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An RNA-containing virus that causes minor respiratory infections in adults and bronchitis and bronchopneumonia in children.

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  • n. A virus causing respiratory tract infections. Abbreviated as RSV.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a paramyxovirus that forms syncytia in tissue culture and that is responsible for severe respiratory diseases such as bronchiolitis and bronchial pneumonia (especially in children)

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