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exon

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noun ex·on \ˈek-ˌsän\

Medical Definition of exon

  1. :  a polynucleotide sequence in a nucleic acid that codes information for protein synthesis and that is copied and spliced together with other such sequences to form messenger RNA—compare intron

  2. ex·on·ic \ek-ˈsän-ik\play adjective




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