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Medical Term:

peplomer

Pronunciation: pep'lo-mer

Definition: A part or knoblike subunit of the peplos of a virion, the assemblage of which produces the complete peplos; frequently a surface glycoprotein on lipoprotein envelope.

[see peplos]

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