papovavirus[pə pō′və vī′rəs]
papovavirus definition by Webster's New World
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any of a family (Papovaviridae) of DNA viruses, including the papillomaviruses and polyomaviruses, associated with the growth of tumors in a wide range of animals
papovavirus definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun pl. pa·po·va·vi·rus·es
Any of a group of DNA-containing viruses that are associated with or cause papillomas or polyomas in animals.
Origin: pa(pilloma) + po(lyoma) + va(cuolation) + virus.
papovavirus - Medical Definition
A virus of the family Papovaviridae.