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papovavirus

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noun pa·po·va·vi·rus \pə-ˈpō-və-ˌvī-rəs\

Definition of papovavirus

  1. :  any of a former family (Papovaviridae) of double-stranded DNA viruses that included the papillomaviruses and polyomaviruses



Origin and Etymology of papovavirus

papilloma + polyoma + vacuolating + virus


First Known Use: 1935


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papovavirus

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noun pa·po·va·vi·rus \pə-ˈpō-və-ˌvī-rəs\

Medical Definition of papovavirus

  1. :  any of the papillomaviruses and polyomaviruses




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