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deoxyribonucleic acid

[dee-ok-si-rahy-boh-noo-klee-ik, -nyoo-, -ok-si-rahy-] /diˈɒk sɪˈraɪ boʊ nuˈkli ɪk, -nyu-, -ˌɒk sɪˌraɪ-/
noun, Genetics.
1.
DNA.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; deoxy- + ribonucleic acid
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British Dictionary definitions for deoxyribonucleic-acid

deoxyribonucleic acid

/diːˌɒksɪˌraɪbəʊnjuːˈkleɪɪk/
noun
1.
the full name for DNA
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Word Origin and History for deoxyribonucleic-acid

deoxyribonucleic acid

n.

1931; see deoxyribose.

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deoxyribonucleic-acid in Medicine

deoxyribonucleic acid de·ox·y·ri·bo·nu·cle·ic acid (dē-ŏk'sē-rī'bō-nōō-klē'ĭk, -klā'-, -nyōō-)
n.
DNA.

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deoxyribonucleic-acid in Science
deoxyribonucleic acid
  (dē-ŏk'sē-rī'bō-n-klē'ĭk)   
See DNA.
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