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coxsackievirus

[kok-sak-ee-vahy-ruh s, koo k-sah-kee-] /kɒkˈsæk iˌvaɪ rəs, kʊkˈsɑ ki-/
noun, plural coxsackieviruses.
1.
any of a group of viruses closely related to the virus of poliomyelitis, causing certain diseases of humans, as herpangia and epidemic pleurodynia.
Also, Coxsackie virus.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; after Coxsackie, N.Y., where the first known case appeared
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coxsackievirus in Medicine

coxsackievirus or Coxsackie virus
n.
Any of various Enteroviruses that are associated with a variety of illnesses including herpangina, epidemic pleurodynia, and a disease resembling poliomyelitis but without paralysis.

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coxsackievirus in Science
coxsackievirus also Coxsackie virus
  (kk-sä'kē-vī'rəs, kŏk-sāk'ē-)   
Any of several species of enteroviruses that are associated with a variety of acute infections primarily affecting infants and young children, including meningitis, infections of the heart muscle and pericardium, and pleurisy.
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