Definition of Parvo

1. Noun. Any of a group of viruses containing DNA in an icosahedral protein shell and causing disease in dogs and cattle; not known to be associated with any human disease.

Exact synonyms: Parvovirus
Generic synonyms: Animal Virus



Definition of Parvo

1. Noun. (informal) Parvovirus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Parvo

1. a contagious disease of dogs [n -VOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parvo

parvalbumins
parvanimities
parvanimity
parve
parvenu
parvenue
parvenues
parvenus
parvilocular cyst
parvis
parvise
parvises
parvity
parvo (current term)
parvocellular
parvolin
parvoline
parvolines
parvolins
parvorder
parvorders
parvos
parvoviridae infections
parvovirinae
parvovirus
parvoviruses
parvowinchite
parvule

Literary usage of Parvo

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1. Practical Ideas for Teaching Writing As a Process by Carol B. Olson (1996)
"What Is parvo? With a heavy heart and a guilty feeling, I took Mandy to the ... I assumed that Mandy wouldn't get parvo since all of our neighbors' dogs had ..."

2. Hawthorne and His Circle by Julian Hawthorne (1903)
"... Huguenin—"From dawn to eve I fell"—The mul- tum - in - parvo machine — "Beauty and the Beast"— Frank Channing—"Blood—and water!"—A lapful of Irish stew. ..."

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