Definition of togavirus in US English:

togavirus

noun

Virology
  • Any member of the family Togaviridae of enveloped, single-stranded RNA viruses, including the alphaviruses and rubella virus (genus Rubivirus).

Origin

1970s. From classical Latin toga toga + virus.

Pronunciation

togavirus

/ˈtəʊɡəˌvʌɪrəs/