interstrand

adjective
in·​ter·​strand | \ˌin-tər-ˈstrand \
variants: or less commonly inter-strand

Definition of interstrand 

: existing or occurring between two or more strands (as of DNA interstrand covalent inter-strand conductance in multistrand cables

First Known Use of interstrand

1930, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about interstrand

Share interstrand

Statistics for interstrand

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for interstrand

The first known use of interstrand was in 1930

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for interstrand

interstrand

adjective
in·​ter·​strand | \ˌint-ər-ˈstrand \
variants: also inter-strand

Medical Definition of interstrand 

: occurring between, relating to, or involving two or more strands and especially strands of DNA interstrand cross-links

Comments on interstrand

What made you want to look up interstrand? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a private place of worship

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!