Parvoviridae Par·vo·vir·i·dae (pär’vō-vēr’ĭ-dē’)
A family of small viruses containing single-stranded DNA; replication and assembly occur in the nucleus of infected cells.
[pahr-voh-vahy-ruh s] /ˈpɑr voʊˌvaɪ rəs/ noun, plural parvoviruses. 1. Veterinary Pathology. a highly contagious, often fatal viral disease of dogs, characterized by vomiting, severe diarrhea, and depression and accompanied by high fever and loss of appetite. 2. any of several small DNA-containing viruses belonging to the genus Parvovirus, of the family Parvoviridae, especially the virus […]
[pahr-tsi-fahl] /ˈpɑr tsɪˌfɑl/ noun, Teutonic Legend. 1. . /German ˈpartsifal/ noun 1. a variant of Parsifal also Parsifal, hero of medieval legends, from Old French Perceval, literally “he who breaks through the valley,” from percer “to pierce, break through” (see pierce) + val “valley” (see vale).
[pah] /pɑ/ noun, plural pas. 1. a step or series of steps in ballet. 2. right of precedence. [pah, paw] /pɑ, pɔ/ noun, Informal. 1. . /pɑː; French pɑ/ noun (pl) pas (pɑːz; French) (pɑ) 1. a dance step or movement, esp in ballet 2. (rare) the right to precede; precedence abbreviation 1. physician-assisted suicide: […]