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adenovirus   (ād'n-ō-vī'rəs)  Pronunciation Key 
Any of a group of DNA-containing viruses of the family Adenoviridae that commonly cause conjunctivitis, gastroenteritis, and respiratory infections such as colds, bronchitis, and pneumonia in humans.
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