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code

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noun \ˈkōd\

Medical Definition of code




2

code

verb

Medical Definition of code

cod·edcod·ing

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to specify the genetic code for <an amino acid coded by a nucleotide sequence>

  3. intransitive verb

  4. 1:  to specify the genetic code <the DNA sequence of the gene that codes for that protein—Gina B. Kolata>

  5. 2:  to experience cardiac arrest or respiratory failure <the patient coded a second time>





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