kilobase


ki·lo·base

noun \-ˌbās\

Definition of KILOBASE

:  a unit of measure of the length of a nucleic-acid chain that equals one thousand base pairs

First Known Use of KILOBASE

1975

ki·lo·base

noun \ˈkil-ə-ˌbās\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of KILOBASE

: a unit of measure of the length of a nucleic-acid chain (as of DNA or RNA) that equals one thousand base pairs

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