Definition of cDNA
: a DNA that is complementary to a given RNA which serves as a template for synthesis of the DNA in the presence of reverse transcriptase
Origin of cdna
First Known Use: 1973
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Medical Definition of cDNA
: a DNA that is complementary to a given RNA which serves as a template for synthesis of the DNA in the presence of reverse transcriptase—called also complementary DNA
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