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Process in viruses that includes attachment and spans approximately through penetration.
|Adsorption is a virion-associated aspect of the a virus's life cycle involving virion acquisition of a cell.|
Adsorption can range in its description from virion prior to cell contact to virion-cell collision to virion to virion to nucleic acid penetration through the cell envelope to initiate infection.
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