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.

any of a class of nucleoproteins that yield DNA upon partial hydrolysis.

Origin of deoxyribonucleoprotein

First recorded in 1940–45; deoxyribonucle(ic acid) + -o- + protein
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Medicine definitions for deoxyribonucleoprotein

deoxyribonucleoprotein

[ dē-ŏk′sē-rī′bō-nōō′klē-ō-prōtēn′ ]

n.

DNP.
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