adenosatellite virus


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De·pen·do·vi·rus

(dē-pen'dō-vī'rŭs),
A genus of small defective single-stranded DNA viruses in the family Parvoviridae that depend on adenoviruses for replication.
[L. dependeo, to be dependent upon, + virus]

adenosatellite virus

A virus last reported in the primary literature in the mid-1970s, which appears to have been subsumed under Dependovirus.