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antisense   (ān'tē-sěns', ān'tī-)  Pronunciation Key 
Relating to a nucleotide sequence that is complementary to a sequence of messenger RNA. When antisense DNA or RNA is added to a cell, it binds to a specific messenger RNA molecule and inactivates it.
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