capsid — protein shell of a virus formed through self-assembly of one or more proteins into a geometrically ordered structure.
micromorphology — a combination of structural and morphological properties of an object [http://geo.tsu.ru/faculty/structure/chair/dynamic/books/slovar/PageP.php#Poch] (size of pores, aggregates,crystals , particle surface flaws, etc.) that may be studies using a low-definition electronic microscope. Used in describing the properties of powders, nanoparticles and biological objects.
elastomers — polymers and related materials with typical high-elasticity properties within the whole range of operational temperatures.
intrinsic viscosity — Physical parameter which is determined by a change in the specific viscosity of a solution when a polymer is added.