cDNA

noun
\ˈsē-ˌdē-(ˌ)en-ˈā, ˌsē-\

Definition of cDNA 

: a DNA that is complementary to a given RNA which serves as a template for synthesis of the DNA in the presence of reverse transcriptase

First Known Use of cDNA

1973, in the meaning defined above

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complementary

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cDNA

noun
\ˈsē-ˌdē-ˌen-ˌā \

Medical Definition of cDNA 

: a DNA that is complementary to a given RNA which serves as a template for synthesis of the DNA in the presence of reverse transcriptase

called also complementary DNA

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