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