Reoviridae

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Reoviridae

[‚rē·ə′vir·ə‚dī]
(virology)
A family of ribonucleic acid (RNA)-containing viruses characterized by an unenveloped icosahedral virion containing a genome of 10-12 segments (depending on the genus) of double-stranded RNA, hosts include vertebrates, invertebrates, and plants.