lac operon

noun
\ ˈlak- How to pronounce lac operon (audio) \

Medical Definition of lac operon

: the operon which controls lactose metabolism and has been isolated from E. coli

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“Lac operon.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lac%20operon. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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