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1. The basic viral structure consisting of a core of nucleic acid surrounded by a protein coat.
2. The genome plus the protein coat of a virus.

The nucleic acid (RNA or DNA) of the virus is its genome. The protein coat is its capsid (which is protein coat of a virus).

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