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genetic code

noun

Definition of GENETIC CODE

:  the biochemical basis of heredity consisting of codons in DNA and RNA that determine the specific amino acid sequence in proteins and appear to be uniform for nearly all known forms of life

First Known Use of GENETIC CODE

1961

genetic code

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GENETIC CODE

:  the biochemical basis of heredity consisting of codons in DNA and RNA that determine the specific amino acid sequence in proteins and that appear to be uniform for all known forms of life
genetic coding noun

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