deoxyribonucleoprotein

noun

de·​oxy·​ri·​bo·​nu·​cleo·​pro·​tein (ˌ)dē-ˌäk-sē-ˌrī-bō-ˌn(y)ü-klē-ō-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprōt-ē-ən How to pronounce deoxyribonucleoprotein (audio)
variants also desoxyribonucleoprotein
: a nucleoprotein that yields DNA on hydrolysis

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“Deoxyribonucleoprotein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/deoxyribonucleoprotein. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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