Definition of Parainfluenza

1. Noun. Any of a group of single-stranded RNA viruses belonging to the paramyxovirus family, which are the second most common cause of lower respiratory tract infection in younger children. ¹



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Definition of Parainfluenza

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parainfluenza

parahiatal hernia
parahidrosis
parahippocampal
parahippocampal gyri
parahippocampal gyruses
parahopeite
parahormone
parahuman
parahumans
parahydrogen
parahypnosis
parahypophysis
paraiba tourmaline
parail
parainfluenza (current term)
parainfluenza virus
parainfluenza viruses
parainfluenzas
parajamesonite
parajejunal fossa
parajournalism
parajournalisms
parakappacism
parakeet
parakeets
parakeratoses
parakeratosis
parakeratosis ostracea

Literary usage of Parainfluenza

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"We have seen this happen, on occasion, following intramuscular inoculation of rhinovirus type 13 or parainfluenza type 1 virus vaccine (29 ..."

2. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"Respiratory syncytial virus, influenza virus, and parainfluenza virus type 3 are the most common causes of the most common illness in young children. ..."

3. Guidelines for the Humane Transportation of Research Animals by National Research Council (U. S.) (2006)
"... (Mouse thymic virus) Hantavirus Adenovirus parainfluenza Rotavirus PI-1 (parainfluenza-1) PI-2 (parainfluenza-2) RHD (Rabbit haemorrhagic disease) LCM ..."

4. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"Immunological aging patterns: Effects of parainfluenza type I virus ... Long term subclinical effects of parainfluenza (Sendai) infection on immune cells of ..."

5. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"Respiratory viral pathogens include rhinovirus, respiratory syncytial virus, influenza, and parainfluenza viruses; these generally are self-limiting and ..."

6. Management Guidelines for Efficient Sheep Production by G. E. Ricketts (1993)
"In other flocks a nasal spray containing parainfluenza vaccine before lambing has helped. Individual treatment depends on the causative agent in that ..."

7. Air Quality Criteria for Oxides of Nitrogenby Dennis J. Kotchmar by Dennis J. Kotchmar (1996)
"Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and parainfluenza virus are isolated in cases of bronchitis (Chanock and Parrott, 1965), but symptoms of bronchitis may ..."

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