Definitions for virionˈvaɪ riˌɒn, ˈvɪr i-

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  1. virion(noun)

    (virology) a complete viral particle; nucleic acid and capsid (and a lipid envelope in some viruses)


  1. virion(Noun)

    A single individual particle of a virus (the viral equivalent of a cell).

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Virion

    The infective system of a virus, composed of the viral genome, a protein core, and a protein coat called a capsid, which may be naked or enclosed in a lipoprotein envelope called the peplos.

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