capsomere

[ kap-suh-meer ]
/ ˈkæp səˌmɪər /

noun

any of the protein subunits of a capsid.

Origin of capsomere

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

capsomere

/ (ˈkæpsəˌmɪə) /

noun

any of the protein units that together form the capsid of a virus
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Medicine definitions for capsomere

capsomere

[ kăpsə-mîr′ ]

n.

A subunit of a viral capsid.
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