Meaning of togavirus in English:

togavirus

Pronunciation /ˈtəʊɡəˌvʌɪrəs/

noun

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

    The family Togaviridae originally also included the flaviviruses.

Origin

1970s. From classical Latin toga toga + virus.