papillomavirus

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

pap·il·lo·ma·vi·rus

noun \ˌpap-ə-ˈlō-mə-ˌvī-rəs\

Definition of PAPILLOMAVIRUS

1
capitalized : the sole genus in a family (Papillomaviridae) of double-stranded DNA viruses that contain a single molecule of DNA, have a capsid composed of 72 capsomers, and cause papillomas in mammals
2
: any of the genus Papillomavirus of double-stranded DNA viruses

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