Word:   
Definitions of arbovirus:
  • noun:   a large heterogeneous group of RNA viruses divisible into groups on the basis of the virions; they have been recovered from arthropods, bats, and rodents; most are borne by arthropods; they are linked by the epidemiologic concept of transmission between vertebrate hosts by arthropod vectors (mosquitoes, ticks, sandflies, midges, etc.) that feed on blood; they can cause mild fevers, hepatitis, hemorrhagic fever, and encephalitides

Related words...
Descriptive words...

Search for arbovirus at other dictionaries: OneLook, Oxford, American Heritage, Merriam-Webster, Wikipedia

See arbovirus used in context: several books and articles.

Help  Advanced  Feedback  Android  iPhone/iPad  API  Blog  Privacy

Copyright © 2020 Datamuse