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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about posttranscriptional

Time Traveler for posttranscriptional

Time Traveler

The first known use of posttranscriptional was in 1969

See more words from the same year

Statistics for posttranscriptional

Cite this Entry

“Posttranscriptional.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/posttranscriptional. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for posttranscriptional

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 posttranscriptional (audio) \ adverb

Comments on posttranscriptional

What made you want to look up posttranscriptional? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words of Snow and Ice Quiz

  • image1037863653
  • Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!