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parvovirus

 [pahr´vo-vi″rus]
a group of extremely small, morphologically similar, ether-resistant DNA viruses, including the adeno-associated viruses.
human parvovirus B19 B19 virus.
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Par·vo·vi·rus

(par'vō-vī'rŭs),
A genus of viruses (family Parvoviridae) that replicate autonomously in suitable cells. Strain B19 infects humans, causing erythema infectiosum and aplastic crisis in hemolytic anemia.
[L. parvus, small, + virus]
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parvovirus

(pär′vō-vī′rəs)
n. pl. parvovi·ruses
1. Any of a family of very small DNA viruses that cause various diseases in animals, including feline panleukopenia, canine parvovirus, and fifth disease in humans.
2.
a. A highly contagious infectious disease of dogs, especially puppies, characterized by lethargy, fever, vomiting, and diarrhea. It is spread through feces from infected animals.
b. The parvovirus that is the causative agent of this disease. In both subsenses also called canine parvovirus, parvo.
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Par·vo·vi·rus

(pahr'vō-vī'rŭs)
A genus of viruses that replicate autonomously in suitable cells.
[L. parvus, small, + virus]
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