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Prion

Pri´on   Pronunciation: prē´ǒn
n.1.any of several types of protein particle lacking nucleic acid, believed to be the cause of certain slow-developing infectious diseases such as scapie in sheep, and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and Kuru in humans.
Noun1.prion - (microbiology) an infectious protein particle similar to a virus but lacking nucleic acid; thought to be the agent responsible for scrapie and other degenerative diseases of the nervous system
microbiology, particle
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Printing office
printing operation
Printing out
Printing paper
printing press
printing process
Printing telegraph
printing unit
Printing wheel
Printless
printmaker
printmaking
printout
Printshop
Priodontes
Priodontes giganteus
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Prionace
Prionace glauca
Prionotus
Prionotus carolinus
Prior
Prior tempore
Priorate
Prioress
prioritise
prioritize
Priority
priority interrupt
priority inversion
priority mail
Priority of debts
priority processing
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