noun see self-replicating

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  • Self-replication — is any process by which a thing might make a copy of itself. Biological cells, given suitable environments, reproduce by cell division. During cell division, DNA is replicated and can be transmitted to offspring during reproduction. Biological… …   Wikipedia

  • self-replication —  Self Replication  Саморепликация  См. экспоненциальный рост …   Толковый англо-русский словарь по нанотехнологии. - М.

  • self-replication —    A duplication process whereby each strand of the DNA double helix acts as a template for replication of its complementary strand …   Forensic science glossary

  • self-replication — See self replicating. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Replication — may refer to:;Science * Self replication, an organism making a copy of itself or replicating oneself * Self replicating machines * DNA replication or DNA Synthesis, the process of copying a double stranded DNA molecule * Semiconservative… …   Wikipedia

  • Self-organization — is a process of attraction and repulsion in which the internal organization of a system, normally an open system, increases in complexity without being guided or managed by an outside source. Self organizing systems typically (though not always)… …   Wikipedia

  • self-rep|li|ca|tion — «SEHLF REHP luh KAY shuhn», noun. replication of itself or by itself: »These organisms [pleuropneumonia like organisms] which are even smaller than some viruses, are thought to possess only the minimum number of structures needed for self… …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-replicating — self replication, n. /self rep li kay ting, self /, adj. 1. reproducing itself by its own power or inherent nature: self replicating organisms. 2. Genetics. making an exact copy or copies of itself, as a strand of DNA. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • Self reconfigurable — Self reconfiguration is a term used in the fields of robotics and nanotechnology. It refers to the use of numerous semi independent modules that can combine themselves in different ways to perform different functions. For example, a robot made of …   Wikipedia

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