Norwalk

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

Norwalk (uncountable)

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

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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