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arbovirus ar·bo·vi·rus (är'bə-vī'rəs) or ar·bor·vi·rus (är'bər-)
Any of a large group of viruses transmitted by arthropods, such as mosquitoes and ticks, that include the causative agents of encephalitis, yellow fever, and dengue.

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