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papillomavirus

[pap-uh-loh-muh-vahy-ruh s]
noun, plural pap·il·lo·ma·vi·rus·es.
  1. any of several viruses of the family Papovaviridae, containing circular DNA, causing papillomas in various animals and responsible for human genital warts.
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Origin of papillomavirus

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papillomavirus in Medicine

Papillomavirus

(păp′ə-lōmə-vī′rəs)
n.
  1. A genus of DNA-containing viruses including the papilloma and wart viruses of humans and other animals.
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