Papovaviridae

noun plural
Pa·​po·​va·​vi·​ri·​dae | \ pə-ˌpō-və-ˈvir-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Papovaviridae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Papovaviridae

: a former family of double-stranded DNA viruses that included the polyomaviruses and the papillomaviruses before they were placed in their own families

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