[ nŏn′sĕns′, -səns ]
A codon that causes the premature termination of a growing polypeptide chain, thus producing incomplete protein fragments.
What’s The Difference Between Baloney And Bologna?Thinly dressed with yellow mustard and slapped between two slices of white bread, bologna is found in the lunchboxes of many American youth. But, what does the cold cut have to do with baloney, a slang word that implies nonsense? The bologna sausage is traditionally made from the “odds and ends” of chicken, turkey, beef, or pork. It is similar to the Italian mortadella, which …
What Are Some Words For Sibling Pairs?These days, giving birth to twins is increasingly common. As many as 5 out of every 1,000 babies born shared a womb with their sibling. While cute and adorable are some starter words to use when welcoming new babies, here's a look at the lexicon to haul out when welcoming multiples!
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