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Caliciviridae

Pronunciation: kal′i-sī-vī′ră-dē

Definition: A family of naked icosahedral single-stranded positive sense RNA viruses 30–38 mm in diameter associated with epidemic viral gastroenteritis and certain forms of hepatitis in humans.

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