interstrand

adjective
in·​ter·​strand | \ ˌin-tər-ˈstrand How to pronounce interstrand (audio) \
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

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“Interstrand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interstrand. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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interstrand

adjective
in·​ter·​strand | \ ˌint-ər-ˈstrand How to pronounce interstrand (audio) \
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

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