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Medical Term:

DNA virus

 

Definition: a major group of animal viruses in which the core consists of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA); it includes parvoviruses, papovaviruses, adenoviruses, herpesviruses, poxviruses, and other unclassified DNA viruses.

Synonym(s): deoxyribovirus

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