DNA virus

DNA virus

noun
any virus containing DNA.
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DNA virus n.
A virus whose nucleic acid core is composed of DNA, such as any of the adenoviruses, papovaviruses, herpesviruses, or poxviruses.

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DNA virus  
A virus whose genome is composed of DNA. Compare RNA virus.
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