polyprotein

noun
poly·​pro·​tein | \ ˌpäl-i-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprōt-ē-ən How to pronounce polyprotein (audio) \

Medical Definition of polyprotein

: a large protein that is cleaved into separate smaller proteins with different biological functions

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“Polyprotein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polyprotein. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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