HyperDic: filoviridae

English > 1 sense of the word Filoviridae:
NOUNanimalFiloviridaea family of threadlike RNA viruses that cause diseases in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees)
English > Filoviridae: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningA family of threadlike RNA viruses that cause diseases in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees).
MembersEbola virusA filovirus that causes Ebola hemorrhagic fever
Marburg virusA filovirus that causes Marburg disease
Broaderfamily(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera

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