nucleocapsid

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noun nu·cle·o·cap·sid \ˌnü-klē-ō-ˈkap-səd, ˌnyü-\

Definition of nucleocapsid

  1. :  the nucleic acid and surrounding protein coat in a virus

First Known Use of nucleocapsid

1962


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nucleocapsid

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noun nu·cleo·cap·sid \ˌn(y)ü-klē-ō-ˈkap-səd\

Medical Definition of nucleocapsid

  1. :  the nucleic acid and surrounding protein coat of a virus


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