papovaviridae

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Papovaviridae Pa·po·va·vir·i·dae (pə-pō'və-vēr'ĭ-dē')
n.
A family of small antigenically distinct viruses, comprising the genera Papillomavirus and Polyomavirus, that replicate in nuclei of infected cells.

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