[pahr-voh-vahy-ruh s] /ˈpɑr voʊˌvaɪ rəs/
noun, plural parvoviruses.
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.
any of several small DNA-containing viruses belonging to the genus Parvovirus, of the family Parvoviridae, especially the virus that causes the disease parvovirus in dogs or distemper in cats.
any of a group of viruses characterized by their very small size, each of which is specific to a particular species, as for example canine parvovirus
1965, from parvi- + connecting element -o- + virus.
parvovirus par·vo·vi·rus (pär’vō-vī’rəs)
Any of a group of small viruses of the genus Parvovirus that cause disease in many vertebrates, especially mammals such as dogs and cattle.
Any of a group of small DNA viruses of the family Parvoviridae that cause disease in many vertebrates, especially a febrile infection in dogs resulting in vomiting, diarrhea, and sometimes death. In humans it commonly causes an acute contagious infection called fifth disease, marked by a facial rash.
[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: […]
clearing, one of the sons of Japhlet, of the tribe of Asher (1 Chr. 7:33).