posttranscriptional

adjective

post·​tran·​scrip·​tion·​al ˌpōs(t)-tran(t)-ˈskrip-shnəl How to pronounce posttranscriptional (audio)
-shə-nᵊl
: occurring, acting, or existing after genetic transcription

Word History

First Known Use

1969, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of posttranscriptional was in 1969

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“Posttranscriptional.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/posttranscriptional. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

posttranscriptional

adjective
post·​tran·​scrip·​tion·​al -tran(t)s-ˈkrip-shnəl, -shən-ᵊl How to pronounce posttranscriptional (audio)
: occurring, acting, or existing after genetic transcription
posttranscriptional control of messenger-RNA production
posttranscriptionally adverb
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