noun plural

Par·​vo·​vi·​ri·​dae ˌpär-vō-ˈvir-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Parvoviridae (audio)
: a family of small single-stranded DNA viruses that have a virion 18 to 26 nanometers in diameter without an encompassing envelope and a capsid composed of 60 copies of a protein and that include the causative agents of panleukopenia, fifth disease, and parvovirus

Dictionary Entries Near Parvoviridae

Cite this Entry

“Parvoviridae.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!