Definition of papovavirus in English:

papovavirus

Line breaks: pa¦pova|virus
Pronunciation: /pəˈpəʊvəˌvʌɪrəs/

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noun

Medicine
  • Any of a group of small DNA viruses, most of which infect mammals and can cause sarcoma and warts.

Origin

1960s: from pa(pilloma) + po(lyoma) + va(cuolating) + virus.

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