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papovavirus

[puh-poh-vuh-vahy-ruh s] /pəˈpoʊ vəˌvaɪ rəs/
noun, plural papovaviruses. Pathology, Veterinary Pathology
1.
any of a group of DNA-containing human and animal viruses, including polyoma viruses and some papillomaviruses, most of which produce tumors.
Origin of papovavirus
1962
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 in Medicine

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

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