Definition of rhabdovirus in English:

rhabdovirus

noun

Virology
  • Any member of a group (now the family Rhabdoviridae) of bullet- or rod-shaped, enveloped, single-stranded RNA viruses which include rabies virus, vesicular stomatitis virus, and other pathogens of vertebrates, insects, and plants.

Origin

1960s. From rhabdo- + virus.

Pronunciation

rhabdovirus

/ˈrabdə(ʊ)ˌvʌɪrəs/