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viropexis

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Pronunciation: /ˌvʌɪrə(ʊ)ˈpɛksɪs/

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Definition of viropexis in English:

noun

[mass noun] Microbiology
The process by which a virus particle becomes attached to a cell wall and incorporated into the cell by phagocytosis.

Origin

1940s: from virus + Greek pēxis 'fixing'.

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