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superhelix

[ soo-per-hee-liks ]
/ 藞su p蓹r藢hi l瑟ks /
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noun, plural su路per路hel路i路ces [soo-per-hel-uh-seez], /藞su p蓹r藢h蓻l 蓹藢siz/, su路per路he路lix路es.Biochemistry.
a coil formed by intertwined helical DNA or by protein chains.
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Also called supercoil.

Origin of superhelix

OTHER WORDS FROM superhelix

su路per路hel路i路cal [soo-per-hel-i-kuhl, -hee-li-], /藢su p蓹r藞h蓻l 瑟 k蓹l, -藞hi l瑟-/, adjectivesu路per路he路lic路i路ty [soo-per-huh-lis-i-tee], /藢su p蓹r h蓹藞l瑟s 瑟 ti/, noun
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