Inoviridae


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Inoviridae

[ē·nō′vir·ə‚dē]
(virology)
A family of nontailed bacterial viruses (bacteriophages) characterized by a nonenveloped rod-shaped virion containing a single-stranded circular deoxyribonucleic acid genome.
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