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Medical Term:

Menangle virus

Pronunciation: men'ang-gel

Definition: a virus of the family Paramyxoviridae causing infection in pigs, humans, and fruit bats in Australia; human infection has resulted in an influenzalike illness with rash.

[named after the location in Australia of the laboratory where it was first isolated]

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