Coxsackie virus


Coxsackie virus
/kɒkˈsæki vaɪrəs/ (say kok'sakee vuyruhs), /kukˈsaki/ (say koohk'sahkee)

noun
any of various viruses closely related to the virus of poliomyelitis, causing diseases in humans including meningitis.
{from Coxsackie, the US community in which the virus was first discovered}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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