virosome

noun

vi·​ro·​some ˈvī-rə-ˌsōm How to pronounce virosome (audio)
: a liposome that has protein or lipid from the envelope of a virus (as the influenza virus) attached to its membrane and that possesses the antigenic properties of the virus

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“Virosome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/virosome. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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