ol·i·go·nu·cle·o·tide noun \-ˈnü-klē-ə-ˌtīd, -ˈnyü-\
: a short nucleic-acid chain usually consisting of up to approximately 20 nucleotides
First Known Use of OLIGONUCLEOTIDE
oli·go·nu·cle·o·tide noun \-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ə-ˌtīd\ (Medical Dictionary)
: a relatively short single-stranded nucleic-acid chain (as an oligodeoxynucleotide or oligoribonucleotide) usually consisting of up to approximately 20 nucleotides
Learn More About OLIGONUCLEOTIDE
Seen & Heard
What made you want to look up oligonucleotide? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).