Definition of Poliovirus

1. Noun. The virus causing poliomyelitis.

Generic synonyms: Enterovirus



Definition of Poliovirus

1. Noun. A human enterovirus of the ''Picornaviridae'' family that causes poliomyelitis. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Poliovirus

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Medical Definition of Poliovirus

1. A member of the enterovirus group of Picornaviridae that causes poliomyelitis. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poliovirus

polioencephalomyelitis
polioencephalopathy
poliomyelencephalitis
poliomyelitic
poliomyelitides
poliomyelitis
poliomyelitis immune globulin
poliomyelitis immunoglobulin
poliomyelitis vaccines
poliomyelitis virus
poliomyeloencephalitis
poliomyelopathy
poliorcetics
polios
poliosis
poliovirus (current term)
poliovirus hominis
poliovirus vaccine
poliovirus vaccines
polioviruses
polis
polises
polish
polish off
polish up
polishabilities
polishability
polishable
polished
polished off

Literary usage of Poliovirus

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1. Novel Systems for the Study of Human Disease: From Basic Research to by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, SourceOECD (Online service) (1998)
"Of these, three serotypes of poliovirus (types 1, 2 and 3) are clinically the most important, as exposure can lead to paralysis and death. ..."

2. Childhood Immunization: Opportunities to Improve Immunization Rates at Lower (1993)
"... tetanus, and pertussis (DTP) vaccine; three doses of oral poliovirus (OPV) vaccine; one dose of measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine; ..."

3. Potential Groundwater Contamination from Intentional and Nonintentional by Robert Pitt, Shirley Clark, Keith Parmer (1994)
"poliovirus type 1 incubated in ... Echovirus type 6 was found to be least stable, and poliovirus type 1 was found ..."

4. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"Before the introduction of poliovirus vaccine in 1955, this disease occurred in ... As a result, disease caused by wild poliovirus has been virtually ..."

5. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Three doses of live oral poliovirus (OPV) vaccine offers protection against all three poliovirus types in 95-100% of children. As a result, disease caused ..."

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