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deoxyribonucleoprotein

[dee-ok-si-rahy-boh-noo-klee-uh-proh-teen, -tee-in, -nyoo-] /diˌɒk sɪˌraɪ boʊˌnu kli əˈproʊ tin, -ti ɪn, -ˌnyu-/
noun, Biochemistry.
1.
any of a class of nucleoproteins that yield DNA upon partial hydrolysis.
Origin of deoxyribonucleoprotein
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45; deoxyribonucle(ic acid) + -o- + protein
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deoxyribonucleoprotein in Medicine

deoxyribonucleoprotein de·ox·y·ri·bo·nu·cle·o·pro·tein (dē-ŏk'sē-rī'bō-nōō'klē-ō-prō'tēn', -prō'tē-ĭn, -nyōō'-)
n.
DNP.

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