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 (ī-kō′sə-hē′drən, ī-kŏs′ə-)
n. pl. i·co·sa·he·drons or i·co·sa·he·dra (-drə)
A polyhedron having 20 faces.

[Greek eikosaedron, from neuter of Greek eikosaedros, twenty-sided : eikosi, twenty; see wīkm̥tī- in Indo-European roots + -edros, -sided; see -hedron.]

i·co′sa·he′dral (-drəl) adj.
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Adj.1.icosahedral - of or relating to an icosahedron
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For protein density to be visible after imposing this symmetry, the protein structure has to occupy more than 60% of the icosahedrally related positions [179, 180].
Junjhon et al., "Maturation of flaviviruses starts from one or more icosahedrally independent nucleation centres," EMBO Reports, vol.