desoxyribonucleic acid

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deoxyribonucleic acid or desoxyribonucleic acid (diːˌɒksɪˌraɪbəʊnjuːˈkleɪɪk)
 
n
the full name for DNA
 
desoxyribonucleic acid or desoxyribonucleic acid
 
n

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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 acid
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