[ puh-poh-vuh-vahy-ruhs ]
/ pəˈpoʊ vəˌvaɪ rəs /
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noun, plural pa·po·va·vi·rus·es.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.
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Medical definitions for papovavirus
[ pə-pō′və-vī′rəs ]
A virus of the family Papovaviridae.
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