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Phlebovirus

Pronunciation: fleb'o-vi'rus

Definition: A genus of the family Bunyaviridae that contains more than 40 viruses that cross-react; transmitted by arthropods primarily of the genus Phlebotomus; causes sandfly fever and Rift Valley fever.

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