Meaning of parainfluenza

par•a•in•flu•en•za

Pronunciation: (par"u-in"fl-en'zu), [key]
— n. Pathol., Vet. Pathol.
  1. an influenzalike respiratory infection of animals and humans, caused by any of several paramyxoviruses.
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