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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.