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nu•cle•o•cap•sid



Pronunciation: (nOO"klē-u-kap'sid, nyOO"-), [key]
n. Microbiol.
the nucleic acid core and surrounding capsid of a virus; the basic viral structure.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

nucleo-nucleoid

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