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polycistronic

[pol-ee-si-stron-ik] /ˌpɒl i sɪˈstrɒn ɪk/
adjective, Genetics.
1.
of or relating to the transcription of two or more adjacent cistrons into a single messenger RNA molecule.
Origin of polycistronic
1960-1965
First recorded in 1960-65; poly- + cistron + -ic
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