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Binding of virus to a cell and subsequent absorption (engulfment) of virus particles by that cell.
[viro- + G. pēxis, fixation]
viropexis(vī″rō-pĕk′sĭs) [″ + Gr. pexis, fixation]
The fixation of a virus particle to a cell. This leads to the inclusion of the virus inside the cell.