Medical Dictionary

plasmid

noun plas·mid \ˈplaz-məd\

Medical Definition of PLASMID

:  an extrachromosomal ring of DNA that replicates autonomously and is found especially in bacteria—compare episome
April 25, 2015
lissome Hear it
nimble or easily flexed
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