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central dogma

noun

Medical Definition of CENTRAL DOGMA

:  a theory in genetics and molecular biology subject to several exceptions that genetic information is coded in self-replicating DNA and undergoes unidirectional transfer to messenger RNAs in transcription which act as templates for protein synthesis in translation
April 18, 2015
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to veil, ripple, or meander
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