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    • some of a group of small viruses which…
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parvovirus definition

  • noun:
    • some of a group of small viruses which contain DNA in an icosahedral protein layer and cause infection in many vertebrates, specifically mammals particularly dogs and cattle.
    • any single-stranded DNA viruses, of the genus Parvovirus, being the tiniest present nature; they infect only mammals
    • some of a group of viruses containing DNA in an icosahedral protein shell and causing condition in dogs and cattle; unknown is related to any individual disease
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