Definition of Parvovirus

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: Parvo
Generic synonyms: Animal Virus



Definition of Parvovirus

1. Noun. any single-stranded DNA viruses, of the genus ''Parvovirus'', being the smallest found in nature; they infect only mammals ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Parvovirus

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Medical Definition of Parvovirus

1. A genus of the family parvoviridae, subfamily parvovirinae, infecting a variety of vertebrates including humans. Parvoviruses are responsible for a number of important diseases but also can be non-pathogenic in certain hosts. The type species is mice minute virus. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parvovirus

parvis
parvise
parvises
parvity
parvo
parvocellular
parvolin
parvoline
parvolines
parvolins
parvorder
parvorders
parvos
parvoviridae infections
parvovirinae
parvovirus (current term)
parvoviruses
parvowinchite
parvule
parvus
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parœmial
parœmiographer
parœmiographers
parænesis
parænetic
parænetical
paræstheses
paræsthesia
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Literary usage of Parvovirus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Manual of Microbiologic Monitoring of Laboratory Animals edited by Kim Waggie (1994)
"It has been pointed out that the infective parvovirus virion is structurally simple, conferring the high degree of stability that enables these viruses to ..."

2. Practical Ideas for Teaching Writing As a Process by Carol B. Olson (1996)
"There are two known types of canine parvovirus. One is intestinal parvo. ... The other type of this disease is cardiovascular parvovirus. ..."

3. Blood Supply: FDA Oversight and Remaining Issues of Safety edited by Marcia G. Crosse (1999)
"However, parvovirus is similar to CMV in that it appears to affect only small ... Blood facilities do not test for parvovirus because of the ubiquitous ..."

4. Management & Therapy of Sickle Cell Disease edited by Clarice D. Reid, Samuel Charace, Bertram Lubin (1997)
"Confirmation of acute parvovirus B-19 infection is possible by a variety of ... In addition to erythema infectiosum, parvovirus B-19 has been associated ..."

5. The ABCs of Safe & Healthy Child Care: A Handbook for Child Care Providers by Cynthia M. Hale, Jacqueline A. Polder (2000)
"Fifth Disease in the Child Care Setting Fifth disease, also called erythema infectiosum or "slapped cheek disease," is an infection caused by parvovirus B19 ..."

6. Guidelines for the Humane Transportation of Research Animals by National Research Council (U. S.) (2006)
"REO 3 Reovirus type 3 RHD Rabbit haemorrhagic disease RPV (OPV) Rat parvovirus (Orphan parvovirus) RRV Ross River virus SARS Sudden Acute Respiratory ..."

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