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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.

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

  • 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)


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