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SNP

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noun \ˈsnip\

Definition of SNP

  1. :  a variant DNA sequence in which the purine or pyrimidine base (as cytosine) of a single nucleotide has been replaced by another such base (as thymine)



Origin of snp

single nucleotide polymorphism


First Known Use: 1991


Medical Dictionary

SNP

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noun \ˈsnip\

Medical Definition of SNP

  1. :  a variant DNA sequence in which the purine or pyrimidine base (as cytosine) of a single nucleotide has been replaced by another such base (as thymine)—called also single nucleotide polymorphism




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "SNP" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "SNP"


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