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Synonyms for prion
ˈpri ɒn, ˈpraɪ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prionnoun

    (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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "prion":

    prions, genotype, pray, variant

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. prion

    Synonyms:
    Slow spongiform encephalopathy virus

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  1. Simon Mead:

    We are not saying Alzheimer's is a prion disease, we are saying that it may share the fundamental mechanism that something goes rogue and spreads around the disease.

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