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oligonucleotide

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noun ol·i·go·nu·cle·o·tide \-ˈnü-klē-ə-ˌtīd, -ˈnyü-\

Definition of oligonucleotide

  1. :  a short nucleic-acid chain usually consisting of up to approximately 20 nucleotides



1942

First Known Use of oligonucleotide

1942


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oligonucleotide

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noun oli·go·nu·cle·o·tide \-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ə-ˌtīd\

Medical Definition of oligonucleotide

  1. :  a relatively short single-stranded nucleic-acid chain (as an oligodeoxynucleotide or oligoribonucleotide) usually consisting of up to approximately 20 nucleotides




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