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Definition of: PRION

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
Prion, also called Whalebird, any of several species of small Antarctic seabirds of the genus Pachyptila, in the family Procellariidae (order Procellariiformes).

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orpin
orpin
(n.) A yellow pigment of various degrees of intensity, approaching also to red.
(n.) The orpine.
proin
proin
(v. t.) To lop; to trim; to prune; to adorn.
(v. i.) To employed in pruning.