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posttranscriptional

[ pohst-tran-skrip-shuh-nl ]
/ ˌpoʊst trænˈskrɪp ʃə nl /
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noun
Genetics, Biochemistry. occurring after the formation of RNA from DNA but before the RNA strand leaves the nucleus.
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Origin of posttranscriptional

1965–70; post- + transcriptional
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