trinucleotide

noun
tri·​nu·​cle·​o·​tide | \ (ˌ)trī-ˈnü-klē-ə-ˌtīd How to pronounce trinucleotide (audio) , -ˈnyü- \

Definition of trinucleotide

: a nucleotide consisting of three mononucleotides in combination : codon

First Known Use of trinucleotide

1918, in the meaning defined above

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“Trinucleotide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trinucleotide. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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trinucleotide

noun
tri·​nu·​cle·​o·​tide | \ (ˈ)trī-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ə-ˌtīd How to pronounce trinucleotide (audio) \

Medical Definition of trinucleotide

: a nucleotide consisting of three mononucleotides in combination : codon

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