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hexamer

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noun hex·a·mer \ˈhek-sə-mər\

Medical Definition of hexamer

  1. 1:  a polymer formed from six molecules of a monomer

  2. 2:  a structural subunit that is part of a viral capsid and is itself composed of six subunits of similar shape

hexameric

\ˌhek-sə-ˈmer-ik\play adjective

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