Marburg virus

Marburg virus
a filovirus that causes Marburg disease; carried by animals; can be used as a bioweapon
Hypernyms: ↑filovirus
Member Holonyms: ↑Filoviridae

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\\ˈmärbərg-\ noun also marburg
Usage: usually capitalized M
Etymology: from Marburg, Germany, where pharmaceutical workers in contact with African green monkeys were infected with the virus in 1967
: a filovirus (genus Filovirus) that causes an often fatal hemorrhagic fever and was originally transmitted to humans from African green monkeys

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Marburg virus,
a thread virus that causes Marburg disease.

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