morpholino

/ (ˌmɔːfəʊˈliːnəʊ) /

noun

a type of molecule used in altering the development of genes by preventing the access of other molecules

Nearby words

  1. morphogenesis,
  2. morphogenetic,
  3. morphogenetic movement,
  4. morphol.,
  5. morpholine,
  6. morphologic,
  7. morphologic construction,
  8. morphology,
  9. morphometrics,
  10. morphometry

Word Origin for morpholino

C21: from the organic compound morpholine

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