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posttranslational

[ pohst-trans-ley-shuh-nl, -tranz- ]
/ ˌpoʊst trænsˈleɪ ʃə nl, -trænz- /
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noun
Genetics, Biochemistry. occurring after the synthesis of a polypeptide chain.
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Origin of posttranslational

1970–75; post- + translational
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