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pa·po·va·vi·rus

 (pə-pō′və-vī′rəs)
n. pl. pa·po·va·vi·rus·es
A former family of DNA viruses that included the papillomaviruses and polyomaviruses.

[pa(pilloma) + po(lyoma) + va(cuolation) + virus.]
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papovavirus

(pəˈpəʊvəˌvaɪrəs)
n
(Veterinary Science) any of the animal viruses that cause papillomas or polyomas
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pa•po•va•vi•rus

(pəˈpoʊ vəˌvaɪ rəs)

n., pl. -rus•es.
any of a group of small DNA-containing viruses of the family Papovaviridae, most of which produce tumors.
[1962; pa(pilloma) + po(lyoma) a tumor-inducing virus (poly- + -oma) + va(cuolating) (representing three virus groups in the order in which they became known) + virus]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.papovavirus - any of a group of animal viruses associated with or causing papillomas or polyomas
animal virus - an animal pathogen that is a virus
human papilloma virus - any of a group of papovaviruses associated with genital or oral carcinomas or a group associated with benign genital tumors
polyoma, polyoma virus - a virus the can initiate various kinds of tumors in mice
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pa·po·va·vi·rus

n. papovavirus, miembro de un grupo de virus de gran importancia en el estudio del cáncer.
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There are other slow infections of the central nervous systems in humans that are caused by conventional viruses, including measles virus, papovaviruses (JC virus and SV40-progressive multi-focal leukoencephalopathies or PML), rubella virus, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex virus, adenovirus types 7 and 32, Russian spring-summer encephalitis (RSSE) viruses, and the human retroviruses (human T-cell lymphotropic viruses-1: HTLV1, and human immunodeficiency viruses: HIV) (Table 1).
Padgett, "Comparison of JC and BK human papovaviruses with Simian virus 40: restriction endonuclease digestion and gel electrophoresis of resultant fragments," Journal of Virology, vol.
Lymphotropic papovaviruses isolated from African green monkey and human cells.