Virus classification
Group: Group V ((-)ssRNA)
Order: Mononegavirales
Family: Paramyxoviridae
Genus: Morbillivirus
Type species
Measles virus

Canine distemper virus
Cetacean morbillivirus
Dolphin morbillivirus
Peste-des-petits-ruminants virus
Phocine distemper virus
Pilot whale morbillivirus
Porpoise morbillivirus
Rinderpest virus

Morbillivirus is a genus belonging to the Paramyxoviridae family of viruses in the order Mononegavirales. Many members of the genus cause diseases, such as rinderpest and measles, and are highly infectious.

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  • morbillivirus — noun Etymology: New Latin, from morbillus spot on the skin, pustule (from Medieval Latin, diminutive of Latin morbus) + virus Date: 1977 any of a genus (Morbillivirus) of paramyxoviruses that include the causative agents of measles and canine… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Morbillivirus — A genus in the family Paramyxoviridae, including measles, canine distemper, and bovine rinderpest viruses. equine M. a species causing a fatal respiratory disease in horses and humans in Australia, with …   Medical dictionary

  • morbillivirus — mȯr¦bilə¦vīrəs noun Etymology: New Latin, from morbillus spot on skin, pustule (from Medieval Latin) + i + virus more at morbilli : any of a genus (Morbillivirus) of paramyxoviruses that include the causative agents of measles and canine… …   Useful english dictionary

  • morbillivirus — n. (Virology) type of virus in which infection may cause acute disease in their host or result in degenerative conditions (eg. measles virus) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • morbillivirus — [mɔ: bɪlɪˌvʌɪrəs] noun Medicine any of a group of paramyxoviruses which causes measles, rinderpest, and canine distemper. Origin 1970s: from L. morbilli (plural of morbillus pustule , from morbus disease ) + virus …   English new terms dictionary

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