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oligonucleotide

[ol-i-goh-noo-klee-uh-tahyd, -nyoo-] /ˌɒl ɪ goʊˈnu kli əˌtaɪd, -ˈnyu-/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
a chain of a few nucleotides.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; oligo- + nucleotide
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British Dictionary definitions for oligonucleotide

oligonucleotide

/ˌɒlɪɡəʊˈnjuːklɪəˌtaɪd/
noun
1.
a polymer consisting of a small number of nucleotides
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oligonucleotide in Medicine

oligonucleotide ol·i·go·nu·cle·o·tide (ŏl'ĭ-gō-nōō'klē-ə-tīd, -nyōō'-)
n.
A polymeric chain of two to ten nucleotides.

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