nucleocapsid

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

Definition of nucleocapsid

: the nucleic acid and surrounding protein coat in a virus

First Known Use of nucleocapsid

1962


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nucleocapsid

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

medical Definition of nucleocapsid

: the nucleic acid and surrounding protein coat of a virus

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