Corticoviridae


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Corticoviridae

[‚kȯrd·i kō′vir·ə‚dī]
(virology)
A family of nontailed bacterial viruses (bacteriophages) characterized by a nonenveloped icosahedral particle containing a circular double-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid genome.
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