VNTR

noun, often attributive
\ ˌvē-(ˌ)en-(ˌ)tē-ˈär How to pronounce VNTR (audio) \

Medical Definition of VNTR

: a tandem repeat from a single genetic locus in which the number of repeated DNA segments varies from individual to individual and is used for identification purposes (as in DNA fingerprinting)

History and Etymology for VNTR

variable number tandem repeat

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“VNTR.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/VNTR. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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