naked virus


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na·ked vi·rus

a virus consisting only of a nucleocapsid (that is, one that does not possess an enclosing envelope).

naked virus

A non-enveloped virus (e.g., a reovirus).

naked virus

A non-enveloped virus–eg, a reovirus

na·ked vi·rus

(nā'kĕd vī'rŭs)
A virus consisting only of a nucleocapsid; i.e., one that does not possess an enclosing envelope.
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