helicity

noun
he·​lic·​i·​ty | \ hē-ˈlis-ət-ē How to pronounce helicity (audio) \
plural helicities

Medical Definition of helicity

1 : the quality or state of being helical the degree of helicity in a protein
2 : the amount or degree of helical curve a prediction of helicity from the amino acid sequence

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“Helicity.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/helicity. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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