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[pap-uh-loh-muh-vahy-ruh s] /ˌpæp əˈloʊ məˌvaɪ rəs/

noun, plural papillomaviruses.
any of several of the family Papovaviridae, containing circular DNA, causing in various animals and responsible for human genital warts.

Papillomavirus Pap·il·lo·ma·vi·rus (pāp’ə-lō’mə-vī’rəs)
A genus of DNA-containing viruses including the papilloma and wart viruses of humans and other animals.


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