anticodon

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noun an·ti·co·don \-ˈkō-ˌdän\

Definition of anticodon

  1. :  a triplet of nucleotide bases in transfer RNA that identifies the amino acid carried and binds to a complementary codon in messenger RNA during protein synthesis at a ribosome

1965

First Known Use of anticodon

1965


Medical Dictionary

anticodon

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noun an·ti·co·don \ˌant-i-ˈkō-ˌdän\

Medical Definition of anticodon

  1. :  a triplet of nucleotide bases in transfer RNA that identifies the amino acid carried and binds to a complementary codon in messenger RNA during protein synthesis at a ribosome


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