trinucleotide

trinucleotide

[trahy-noo-klee-uh-tahyd, -nyoo-]
noun Genetics.
three linked nucleotides; triplet.

Origin:
1915–20; tri- + nucleotide

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

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