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papovavirus

 [pah-po´vah-vi″rus]
any member of a group of small ether-resistant DNA viruses; this term is no longer used in official viral nomenclature. The species that infect humans are all papillomaviruses.

pa·po·va·vi·rus

(pă-pō'vă-vī'rŭs),
An older name for any virus of the family Papovaviridae.

papovavirus

(pə-pō′və-vī′rəs)
n. pl. papovavi·ruses
A former family of DNA viruses that included the papillomaviruses and polyomaviruses.

papovavirus

 A family of small icosahedral double-stranded DNA viruses–eg, SV40 and polyomavirus, which induce benign and malignant neoplasms

pa·po·va·vi·rus

(pă-pō'vă-vī'rŭs)
Any virus of the family Papovaviridae.

papovavirus

A member of the family of viruses that includes the human wart (papilloma) viruses.