Watson-Crick

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Wat·​son-Crick | \ ˌwät-sən-ˈkrik How to pronounce Watson-Crick (audio) \

Definition of Watson-Crick

: of or relating to the Watson-Crick model the Watson-Crick helix the Watson-Crick structure Watson-Crick base pairs

First Known Use of Watson-Crick

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Watson-Crick.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Watson-Crick. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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Watson-Crick

adjective
Wat·​son-Crick | \ ˌwät-sən-ˈkrik How to pronounce Watson-Crick (audio) \

Medical Definition of Watson-Crick

: of or relating to the Watson-Crick model the Watson-Crick helix

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