<virology> A group of virus's in which the core consists of RNA; a major group of animal virus's that includes the families Picornaviridae, Reoviridae, Togaviridae, Flaviviridae, Bunyaviridae, Arenaviridae, Paramyxoviridae, Retroviridae, Coronaviridae, Orthomyxoviridae, and Rhabdoviridae.

Synonyms: ribovirus.

(05 Mar 2000)

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