Norwalk

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EtymologyEdit

Named after Norwalk, Ohio, where an outbreak of gastroenteritis in 1968 led to the isolation of the virus.

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NounEdit

Norwalk (uncountable)

  1. (medicine, virology) Designating a calicivirus affecting humans, characterized by severe vomiting and diarrhea.

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Proper nounEdit

Norwalk

  1. A city in southwestern Connecticut
  2. A river in Connecticut
  3. A city in Iowa
  4. A city in Ohio
  5. A village in Wisconsin
Last modified on 19 January 2014, at 07:59