TITLE

prion

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1893
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "prion," which refers to a small proteinaceous infectious particle thought to be the cause of central nervous system diseases, is presented.
ACCESSION #
62157885

Tags: DEFINITIONS;  PRIONS;  CENTRAL nervous system -- Diseases

 

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