Hendra-virus meaning

hĕn'drə
A paramyxovirus that causes respiratory illness and encephalitis in humans and is transmitted primarily from horses.
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A paramyxovirus that causes respiratory illness and encephalitis in humans and is transmitted primarily from horses.
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Origin of hendra-virus

  • After Hendra a suburb of Brisbane, Australia, where the first known outbreak of the virus in horses and humans occurred
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition