replicon

noun
rep·​li·​con | \ˈre-pli-ˌkän \

Definition of replicon 

: a linear or circular section of DNA or RNA which replicates sequentially as a unit

First Known Use of replicon

1963, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for replicon

replicate + -on entry 2

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replicon

noun
rep·​li·​con | \ˈrep-li-ˌkän \

Medical Definition of replicon 

: a linear or circular section of DNA or RNA which replicates sequentially as a unit

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