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pri•on



Pronunciation: (prī'on), [key]
n.
any of several petrels of the genus Pachyptila, located in the oceans of the Southern Hemisphere and having serrated edges on the bill.

pri•on



Pronunciation: (prī'on), [key]
n. Microbiol.
a hypothetical infectious particle composed solely of protein and likened to viruses and viroids but having no genetic component.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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