DNA polymerase

noun

Definition of DNA polymerase

: any of several polymerases that promote replication or repair of DNA usually using single-stranded DNA as a template

First Known Use of DNA polymerase

circa 1962, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of DNA polymerase was circa 1962

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“DNA polymerase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/DNA%20polymerase. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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DNA polymerase

noun

Medical Definition of DNA polymerase

: any of several polymerases that promote replication or repair of DNA usually using single-stranded DNA as a template

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