Medical Dictionary

glycocalyx

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noun gly·co·ca·lyx \ˌglī-kō-ˈkā-liks also -ˈka-\

Medical Definition of glycocalyx

  1. :  a polysaccharide or glycoprotein covering on a cell surface


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