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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One of the three possible ways in which an mRNA sequence of nucleotides can be read as a series of base triplets to specify the amino acids in a protein chain.

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  • n. Either of three possible triplets of codons in which a DNA sequence could be transcribed

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