helicity

noun

he·​lic·​i·​ty hē-ˈlis-ət-ē How to pronounce helicity (audio)
plural helicities
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 20 May. 2024.

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