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D.L. Knudson dknudson at klab.agsci.colostate.edu
Wed Oct 4 10:15:44 EST 1995


picard at lovelace.infobiogen.fr (Laurent Picard) wrote:
>Hi,
>I was wondering about the signification of the 'word' Parvo as
>in Parvoviruses. I read somewhere that it mean 'small' but in
>what language.
>Does anyone know ?
>Thank you,
>Laurent
>
>
>Laurent Picard
>INSERM / U. 332
>Institut Cochin de Genetique Moleculaire
>22, rue Mechain
>75014 PARIS
>E-mail : picard at infobiogen.fr
>Tel : +33 (1) 40 51 64 96
>Fax : +33 (1) 40 51 77 49
>
>

parvo: from Latin parvus, "small"

Source: Francki etal 1991 Classification and Nomenclature of Viruseses Archives
of Virology, Supplementum 2, Spriner-Verlag, NY, page 172.

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