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Medical Term:

Avipoxvirus

Pronunciation: ā′vē-poks-vī′rŭs

Definition: The genus of viruses (family Poxviridae) that includes the poxviruses of birds, including canarypox and fowlpox viruses.

[L. avis, bird, + pox + virus]

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