hepadnavirus

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Related to Hepadnaviridae: Reoviridae, Flaviviridae, Parvoviridae, Picornaviridae, Poxviridae, Retroviridae, Astroviridae
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Noun1.hepadnavirus - a group of animal DNA viruses including viruses of ducks and woodchucks and squirrels and others as well as the virus causing hepatitis B in humans
animal virus - an animal pathogen that is a virus
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Hepatitis is an enveloped partially double-stranded DNA virus belonging to the Hepadnaviridae family.
2-kb partially double-stranded virus belonging to the family Hepadnaviridae.
Hepatitis B, a member of the Hepadnaviridae family, is a small DNA virus with unusual features similar to those of retroviruses.