reassociate

verb
re·​as·​so·​ci·​ate | \ ˌrē-ə-ˈsō-s(h)ē-ˌāt How to pronounce reassociate (audio) \
reassociated; reassociating

Medical Definition of reassociate

transitive verb

: to bring (as strands of DNA) into association again

intransitive verb

: to become reassociated two single strands of DNA will reassociate to form a double strand— Gina B. Kolata

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“Reassociate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/reassociate. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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