posttranscriptional

adjective
post·​tran·​scrip·​tion·​al | \ ˌpōs(t)-tran(t)-ˈskrip-shnəl How to pronounce posttranscriptional (audio) , -shə-nᵊl\

Definition of posttranscriptional

: occurring, acting, or existing after genetic transcription

First Known Use of posttranscriptional

1969, in the meaning defined above

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posttranscriptional

adjective
post·​tran·​scrip·​tion·​al | \ -tran(t)s-ˈkrip-shnəl, -shən-ᵊl How to pronounce posttranscriptional (audio) \

Medical Definition of posttranscriptional

: occurring, acting, or existing after genetic transcription posttranscriptional control of messenger-RNA production

Other Words from posttranscriptional

posttranscriptionally \ -​ē How to pronounce posttranscriptionally (audio) \ adverb

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