Papovaviridae

[pə-pō′və-vîrĭ-dē′]

n.

A family of small antigenically distinct viruses, comprising the genera Papillomavirus and Polyomavirus, that replicate in nuclei of infected cells.

Nearby words

  1. photomechanical transfer,
  2. photometer,
  3. photometric,
  4. photometric brightness,
  5. photometry,
  6. photomicroscope,
  7. photomontage,
  8. photomorphogenesis,
  9. photomosaic,
  10. photomultiplier


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