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Medical Term:

common cold virus

Definition

any of the numerous strains of virus etiologically associated with the common cold, chiefly the rhinoviruses, but also strains of adenovirus, coxsackievirus, echovirus, and parainfluenza virus.

Synonym(s): cold virus

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