Definition of Astrovirus

1. Noun. (virology) Any member of the family ''Astroviridae'' of icosahedral viruses with a characteristic starlike surface structure. ¹



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Medical Definition of Astrovirus

1. A family of small, circular RNA viruses in the family astroviridae. They cause gastroenteritis in humans and other vertebrates and are found in the stools. Transmission is by the faecal-oral route. There are at least seven human serotypes. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Astrovirus

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astrovirus (current term)
astroviruses
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