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deoxyribonucleoprotein

[dee-ok-si-rahy-boh-noo-klee-uh-proh-teen, -tee-in, -nyoo-]
noun Biochemistry.
  1. any of a class of nucleoproteins that yield DNA upon partial hydrolysis.
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Origin of deoxyribonucleoprotein

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

deoxyribonucleoprotein

(dē-ŏk′sē-rī′bō-nōō′klē-ō-prōtēn′)
n.
  1. DNP.
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