desoxyribonucleic acid definition

  • noun:
    • alternate spelling of deoxyribonucleic acid.
    • just like deoxyribonucleic acid.
    • (biochemistry) a lengthy linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix; linked to the transmission of genetic information

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