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cox•sack•ie•vi•rus



Pronunciation: (kok-sak'ē-vī"rus, kook-sä'kē-), [key]
n.,
pl. -rus•es.

any of a group of viruses closely related to the virus of poliomyelitis, causing certain diseases of humans, as herpangia and epidemic pleurodynia. Also,Coxsack'ie vi"rus.

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