posttranscriptional

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adjective post·tran·scrip·tion·al \ˌpōs(t)-tran(t)-ˈskrip-shnəl, -shə-nəl\

Definition of posttranscriptional

  1. :  occurring, acting, or existing after genetic transcription

1969

First Known Use of posttranscriptional

1969


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posttranscriptional

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adjective post·tran·scrip·tion·al \-tran(t)s-ˈkrip-shnəl, -shən-əl\

Medical Definition of posttranscriptional

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

posttranscriptionally

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