DNA test

Definition of DNA test

:a test that examines DNA and that is used to identify someone or to show that people are relatives

Word by Word Definitions

DNA play
  1. : any of various nucleic acids that are usually the molecular basis of heredity, are constructed of a double helix held together by hydrogen bonds between purine and pyrimidine bases (see 1base 7b) which project inward from two chains containing alternate links of deoxyribose and phosphate, and that in eukaryotes are localized chiefly in cell nuclei — compare recombinant dna

test play
  1. : a means of testing: such as

  2. : something (such as a series of questions or exercises) for measuring the skill, knowledge, intelligence, capacities, or aptitudes of an individual or group

  3. : a procedure, reaction, or reagent used to identify or characterize a substance or constituent

  1. : to put to test or proof : try

  2. : to require a doctrinal oath of

  3. : to undergo a test

  1. : of, relating to, or constituting a test

  2. : subjected to, used for, or revealed by testing

  1. : an external hard or firm covering (such as a shell) of many invertebrates (such as a foraminifer or a mollusk)


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