tetranucleotide

noun
tet·​ra·​nu·​cle·​o·​tide | \ ˌte-trə-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ə-ˌtīd How to pronounce tetranucleotide (audio) \

Medical Definition of tetranucleotide

: a nucleotide consisting of a chain of four mononucleotides

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“Tetranucleotide.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tetranucleotide. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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