stranded

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adjective strand·ed \ˈstran-dəd\

Definition of stranded

  1. :  having a strand or strands especially of a specified kind or number —usually used in combination double-stranded DNA

strandedness

noun

Examples of stranded in a Sentence

  1. stranded whales often die because their bodies overheat on the hot sand

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First Known Use of stranded

1769

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stranded

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adjective strand·ed \ˈstran-dəd\

Medical Definition of stranded

  1. :  having a strand or strands especially of a specified kind or number—usually used in combination the double-stranded molecule of DNA

strandedness

noun


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