cosmid

noun
cos·​mid | \ ˈkäz-məd How to pronounce cosmid (audio) \

Medical Definition of cosmid

: a plasmid into which a short nucleotide sequence of a bacteriophage has been inserted to create a vector capable of cloning large fragments of DNA

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“Cosmid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cosmid. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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