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parainfluenza

[par-uh-in-floo-en-zuh] /ˌpær əˌɪn fluˈɛn zə/
noun, Pathology, Veterinary Pathology
1.
an influenzalike respiratory infection of animals and humans, caused by any of several paramyxoviruses.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; para-1 + influenza
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