polycistronic

adjective
poly·​cis·​tron·​ic | \ ˌpä-lē-si-ˈsträ-nik How to pronounce polycistronic (audio) \

Definition of polycistronic

: containing the genetic information of a number of cistrons polycistronic messenger RNA

First Known Use of polycistronic

1962, in the meaning defined above

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“Polycistronic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polycistronic. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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polycistronic

adjective
poly·​cis·​tron·​ic | \ ˌpäl-i-sis-ˈträn-ik How to pronounce polycistronic (audio) \

Medical Definition of polycistronic

: containing the genetic information of a number of cistrons polycistronic messenger RNA

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