Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
- a fragment of nucleic acid, such as a plasmid or a transposon, that can become incorporated into the DNA of a cell
- See transposon.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.