from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An extremely contagious filovirus that causes an acute, usually fatal hemorrhagic fever and is spread through contact with bodily fluids of infected persons and by airborne particles.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Med.) an exceptionally virulent hemorrhaic virus with a high mortality rate, first recognized in an outbreak on the Ebola river in africa.
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- noun virology An extremely contagious
filovirusof African origin that causes Ebola fever, spread through contact with bodily fluids or secretions of infected persons and by airborne particles.
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- noun a filovirus that causes Ebola hemorrhagic fever; carried by animals; can be used as a bioweapon
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[After the Ebola, River in northwest Democratic Republic of the Congo, where the disease was first observed.]
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Named after the Ebola River.
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