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capsomere

[kap-suh-meer] /ˈkæp səˌmɪər/
noun
1.
any of the protein subunits of a capsid.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; < French capsomère; see capsid1, -o-, -mere
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capsomere

/ˈkæpsəˌmɪə/
noun
1.
any of the protein units that together form the capsid of a virus
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capsomere in Medicine

capsomere cap·so·mere (kāp'sə-mēr') or cap·so·mer (-mər)
n.
A subunit of a viral capsid.

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