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Medical Term:

Calicivirus

Pronunciation: kal′i-si-vī′rŭs

Definition: A genus in the family Caliciviridae that is associated with gastroenteritis.

See: hepatitis E virus, Norwalk agent

[G. kalyx, cup, + virus]

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