from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun 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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- noun genetics Either of three possible
tripletsof codonsin which a DNA sequencecould be transcribed
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