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Papovaviridae

Papovaviridae

(Science: virology) family of oncogenic dNA viruses including papilloma, polyoma and simian vacuolating virus (sV40). Nonenveloped small viruses that mainly infect mammals.


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human papillomavirus (HPV), any of a subgroup of viruses belonging to the family Papovaviridae that infect humans, causing warts (papillomas) and other benign tumours, as well as cancers of the genital tract and of the uterine cervix in women. They are small polygonal ...

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by Marquez
Thu Dec 02, 2010 10:47 am
 
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