A Part of the University of Maryland Medical Center

Connect with UMGCC
Facebook Twitter YouTube Blog iPhone
Email PageEmail page Print PagePrint page

Home >Information for Patients > Dictionary Index

Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Hemaglutinina-neuraminidasa

Hemagglutinin-neuraminidase (HEE-muh-GLOO-tih-min-NOOR-uh-MIH-nih-days)
A protein found in the outer coat of paramyxoviruses. This protein helps virus particles bind to cells, making infection easier.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.