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self–replicating

adjective self–rep·li·cat·ing \-ˈre-plə-ˌkā-tiŋ\

Definition of SELF-REPLICATING

:  reproducing itself autonomously <DNA is a self–replicating molecule>
self–rep·li·ca·tion \-ˌre-plə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of SELF-REPLICATING

1946

Rhymes with SELF-REPLICATING

Medical Dictionary

self–replicating

adjective self–rep·li·cat·ing \-ˈrep-lə-ˌkāt-iŋ\

Medical Definition of SELF–REPLICATING

:  reproducing itself autonomously <DNA is a self–replicating molecule>
self–rep·li·ca·tion \-ˌrep-lə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

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