What are the non-living characteristics of virus?

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The non living characteristics of viruses are:

  1. Viruses are acellular i.e. they are devoid of cytoplasm and any cell organelles such as Ribosomes, Mitochondria, Lysosomes which is a characteristic feature of living cells.
  2. They cannot replicate on their own but need a host cell for their replication.
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