capsomere

capsomere

[kap-suh-meer]
noun
any of the protein subunits of a capsid.

Origin:
1960–65; < French capsomère; see capsid1, -o-, -mere

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capsomere (ˈkæpsəˌmɪə)
 
n
any of the protein units that together form the capsid of a virus

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

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