TITLE

protobiology

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1796
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
The article presents a definition of the term protobiology. It refers to the study of viruses or the study of microorganisms which are smaller than bacteria.
ACCESSION #
21242518

 

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