noun. any of a group of viruses containing DNA in an icosahedral protein shell and causing disease in dogs and cattle; not known to be associated with any human disease.
- animal virus
Example sentences of the word parvovirus
1. Noun, singular or mass
Unfortunately, if your puppy is born to a mother that was not vaccinated against parvovirus, and is born with parvo, your puppy's outlook is not good.