desoxyribonucleic acid

desoxyribonucleic acid
noun Date: 1931 DNA

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  • desoxyribonucleic acid — n. same as {deoxyribonucleic acid}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • desoxyribonucleic acid — noun (biochemistry) a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix; associated with the transmission of genetic information DNA is the king of molecules • Syn: ↑deoxyribonucleic… …   Useful english dictionary

  • desoxyribonucleic acid — Obsolete spelling of deoxyribonucleic acid …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • desoxyribonucleic acid — DNA, macromolecule which contains and transfers genetic characteristics in all living organisms …   English contemporary dictionary

  • de|ox|y|ri|bo|nu|cle|ic acid — «dee OK suh RY boh noo KLEE ihk, nyoo », an acid found in the nucleus of all living cells. It is the substance of which most genes are made and is chiefly responsible for the transmission of inherited characteristics; thymus nucleic acid. A… …   Useful english dictionary

  • deoxyribonucleic acid — n. a nucleic acid, usually of very high molecular weight, consisting of a linear sequence of monomer units of deoxyribonucleotides, occurring in most organisms in pairs of strands, wound together in the form of a double helix; it is the main… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recombinant deoxyribonucleic acid — noun genetically engineered DNA made by recombining fragments of DNA from different organisms • Syn: ↑recombinant DNA • Hypernyms: ↑deoxyribonucleic acid, ↑desoxyribonucleic acid, ↑DNA …   Useful english dictionary

  • deoxyribonucleic acid — /diˌɒksiˌraɪboʊnjuˌkliɪk ˈæsəd / (say dee.oksee.ruybohnyooh.kleeik asuhd), / njuˌkleɪɪk/ (say nyooh.klayik) noun → DNA. Also, Obsolete, desoxyribonucleic acid …   Australian English dictionary

  • DORNA — desoxyribonucleic acid …   Medical dictionary

  • DORNA — • desoxyribonucleic acid …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

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