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Medical Term:

respiratory enteric orphan virus


a nonenveloped icosahedral virus with a two-layered capsid the genome of which consists of multiple segments of double-stranded RNA, belonging to the family Reoviridae, frequently found in both the respiratory and enteric tract.

Synonym(s): REO virus

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