Papovavirus meaning

pə-pō'və-vī'rəs
A former family of DNA viruses that included the papillomaviruses and polyomaviruses.
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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.
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A former family of DNA viruses that included the papillomaviruses and polyomaviruses.
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(virology) Any of a group of viruses that cause papillomas or polyomas in animals.
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Origin of papovavirus

  • pa(pilloma) po(lyoma) va(cuolation) virus
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition