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trinucleotide

[trahy-noo-klee-uh-tahyd, -nyoo-] /traɪˈnu kli əˌtaɪd, -ˈnyu-/
noun, Genetics.
1.
three linked nucleotides; triplet.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; tri- + nucleotide
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trinucleotide in Medicine

trinucleotide tri·nu·cle·o·tide (trī-nōō'klē-ə-tīd', -nyōō'-)
n.
A triplet of nucleotides; a codon.

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