paravaccinia virus

paravaccinia virus
pseudocowpox v.

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  • pseudocowpox virus — a virus of the genus Parapoxvirus that produces paravaccinia (pseudocowpox) on the udders and teats of milk cows and the oral mucosa of suckling calves and milker s nodules in humans. Called also milker s node v. and paravaccinia v …   Medical dictionary

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  • milker's nodules — milk·er s nodules mil kərz n pl but sing in constr a mild virus infection characterized by reddish blue nodules on the hands, arms, face, or neck acquired by direct contact with the udders of cows infected with a poxvirus (species Pseudocowpox… …   Medical dictionary

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