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envelope

 [en´vĕ-lōp]
1. an encompassing structure or membrane.
2. in virology, the outer lipoprotein coat of a large virus, surrounding the capsid and usually furnished, at least partially, by the host cell. Called also peplos.
3. in bacteriology, the cell wall and the plasma membrane considered together.
nuclear envelope the condensed double layer of lipids and proteins enclosing the cell nucleus and separating it from the cytoplasm; its two concentric membranes, inner and outer, are separated by a perinuclear space.

pep·los

(pep'lōs),
The coat or envelope of lipoprotein material that surrounds certain virions.
[G. an outer garment worn by women]

peplos

/pep·los/ (pep´lohs) envelope (2).

peplos

[pep′los]
a lipoprotein coat that may surround a virion.

pep·los

(pep'lōs)
The coat or envelope of lipoprotein material that surrounds certain virions.
[G. an outer garment worn by women]

peplos

the lipoprotein envelope of some types of virions.
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The peplos is a material piece of Helen's kleos that Telemachus will take back to Ithaca for his future wife.
Helen's peplos materializes this uniquely 'appropriative' quality of her character.
No solo el objeto material, en este caso el peplos (51), mostrara el caracter femenino del mas viril de los heroes, sino que tambien el lado mas femenino de Heracles aflorara con la demostracion de una serie de actitudes.
Despues de decir esto, se quita con mano diligente su peplo, al que un broche labrado en oro habia fijado al pecho, y se descubrio todo el costado y el brazo izquierdo.
What is especially curious is that he wears a distinctly feminine garment, the peplos, together with a long chiton, also worn by women in the Classical period.
How can we explain the unique appearance of the feminine peplos on male figure for whom there is no preexisting tradition of drapery or dress?
As the word indicates, the statue's peplos and other garments were washed; the statue itself would not have left the Erechtheum.
2-4: "Every fourth year the sixteen women weave [LANGUAGE NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] a peplos for Hera .
Los calificativos con que la adorna Hornero dan cuenta de la belleza y la pureza de la joven Nausicaa: "la de peplo gentil", "la de hermoso peplo" (VI, 49) [TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII], "la de candidos brazos" (VI, 101, 186, 251 y VII, 12) [TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII], "la intacta doncella" (VI, 228) [TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII] parthenos admes, "la hermosa nina" (VI, 142) [TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII] euopida kouren, "la hermosa por el don de las gracias" (VI, 18) [TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII] chariton apo kallos echousa, "la hermosa por el don de los dioses (VIII, 457) [TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII] theon apo kallos echousa, "la buena muchacha" (VII,303) [TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII] amymona kouren.
She wears her aegis over her peplos, and she carries her spear in her left hand and extends her right hand, holding her high-crested Attic helmet back in the direction of the hero and lion.
According to Reeder 331, traces of saffron-colored paint remain on Iphigenia's peplos.
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