capsomere

[kap-suh-meer]

Origin of capsomere

1960–65; < French capsomère; see capsid1, -o-, -mere
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British Dictionary definitions for capsomere

capsomere

noun
  1. any of the protein units that together form the capsid of a virus
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capsomere in Medicine

capsomere

[kăpsə-mîr′]
n.
  1. A subunit of a viral capsid.
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