from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The coiled structure of double-stranded DNA in which strands linked by hydrogen bonds form a spiral configuration, with the two strands oriented in opposite directions.
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- n. A metonym for DNA.
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- n. a pair of parallel helices intertwined about a common axis
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