para influenza

parainfluenza

[par-uh-in-floo-en-zuh]
noun Pathology, Veterinary Pathology.
an influenzalike respiratory infection of animals and humans, caused by any of several paramyxoviruses.

Origin:
1955–60; para-1 + influenza

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