any of a group of RNA viruses, including those that cause yellow fever and viral encephalitis, which are transmitted to people by certain bloodsucking arthropods, esp. mosquitoes and ticks
Origin of arbovirusar(thropod) + bo(rne) + virus
Any of a large group of RNA viruses that are transmitted by arthropods, such as mosquitoes and ticks, and include the causative agents of encephalitis, yellow fever, and dengue.
Origin of arbovirusar(thropod-)bo(rne) virus.