anticodon

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anticodon an·ti·co·don (ān'tē-kō'dŏn, ān'tī-)
n.
A sequence of three adjacent nucleotides in tRNA designating a specific amino acid that binds to a corresponding codon in mRNA during protein synthesis.

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