Definition of West nile virus

1. Noun. The flavivirus that causes West Nile encephalitis.

Exact synonyms: West Nile Encephalitis Virus
Generic synonyms: Flavivirus



Definition of West nile virus

1. Noun. A particular flavivirus, dangerous to humans. ¹

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Medical Definition of West nile virus

1. A species of flavivirus, one of the japanese encephalitis virus group (encephalitis viruses, japanese), which produces encephalitis experimentally when inoculated into some rodents, chicks, birds, or monkeys. In humans, it is seen most frequently in africa, asia, and europe presenting as a silent infection or undifferentiated fever (west nile fever). It is transmitted by culex spp mosquitoes. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of West Nile Virus

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wessand
wessands
wesselsite
west-central
west-northwest
west-southwest
west by north
west by south
west coast hemlock
west indian
west indies
west nile fever
west nile virus (current term)
west northwest
west side
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wested
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wester
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westerlies
westerliness
westerly
westermark sign

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