papovavirus'

papovavirus

[puh-poh-vuh-vahy-ruhs]
noun, plural papovaviruses. Pathology, Veterinary Pathology.
any of a group of DNA-containing human and animal viruses, including polyoma viruses and some papillomaviruses, most of which produce tumors.

Origin:
1962; pa(pilloma) + po(lyoma) + va(cuolating) (representing three virus groups in the order in which they became known) + virus

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papovavirus pa·po·va·vi·rus (pə-pō'və-vī'rəs)
n.
A virus of the family Papovaviridae.

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