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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A filovirus causing an acute, often fatal hemorrhagic disease that was originally transmitted to humans from vervets.

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

  • noun a filovirus that causes Marburg disease; carried by animals; can be used as a bioweapon

Etymologies

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

[After Marburg, where its appearance in humans was first identified.]

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