kilobase

noun
ki·​lo·​base | \ ˈkē-lə-ˌbās How to pronounce kilobase (audio) , ˈki-lə-\

Definition of kilobase

: a unit of measure of the length of a nucleic-acid chain that equals one thousand base pairs

First Known Use of kilobase

1975, in the meaning defined above

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kilobase

noun
ki·​lo·​base | \ ˈkil-ə-ˌbās How to pronounce kilobase (audio) \

Medical Definition of kilobase

: a unit of measure of the length of a nucleic-acid chain (as of DNA or RNA) that equals one thousand base pairs

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