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Meaning of capsid

cap•sid

Pronunciation: (kap'sid), [key]
— n.
  1. the coiled or polyhedral structure, composed of proteins, that encloses the nucleic acid of a virus. Also called

cap•sid

Pronunciation: (kap'sid), [key]
— n.
  1. See
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