Medical Dictionary


noun tran·scrip·tion \tran(t)s-ˈkrip-shən\

Medical Definition of TRANSCRIPTION

:  the process of constructing a messenger RNA molecule using a DNA molecule as a template with resulting transfer of genetic information to the messenger RNA—compare reverse transcription, translation
tran·scrip·tion·al \-shnəl, -shən-əl\ adjective
tran·scrip·tion·al·ly \-ē\ adverb
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