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[pahr-voh] /ˈpɑr voʊ/
noun, plural parvos.
Origin of parvo
by shortening

multum in parvo

[moo l-too m in pahr-woh; English muhl-tuh m in pahr-voh] /ˈmʊl tʊm ɪn ˈpɑr woʊ; English ˈmʌl təm ɪn ˈpɑr voʊ/
much in little; a great deal in a small space or in brief. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for parvo
  • Beginning at six to eight weeks of age, puppies should be given a vaccine that protects against distemper and parvo.
  • All animals must have certification of rabies vaccination and may require proof of parvo vaccination as well.
British Dictionary definitions for parvo

multum in parvo

/ˈmʊltʊm ɪn ˈpɑːvəʊ/
much in a small space
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parvo in Medicine

parvo par·vo (pär'vō)
A parvovirus.

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