noncoding

adjective
non·​cod·​ing | \ (ˈ)nän-ˈkō-diŋ How to pronounce noncoding (audio) \

Definition of noncoding

: not specifying the genetic code a noncoding DNA sequence

Examples of noncoding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The team also looked at noncoding regions of genes, sequences with regulatory or other functions that make up the vast majority of DNA. Quanta Magazine, 6 Nov. 2018 The team also looked at noncoding regions of genes, sequences with regulatory or other functions that make up the vast majority of DNA. Quanta Magazine, 6 Nov. 2018 Now, the Princeton team is running the genomes of autism patients through DeepSEA, hoping to rank the impacts of noncoding bases. Science News Staff, Science | AAAS, 5 July 2017

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1962, in the meaning defined above

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“Noncoding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncoding. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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noncoding

adjective
non·​cod·​ing | \ (ˈ)nän-ˈkōd-iŋ How to pronounce noncoding (audio) \

Medical Definition of noncoding

: not specifying the genetic code noncoding introns

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