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trinucleotide

[trahy-noo-klee-uh-tahyd, -nyoo-]
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noun Genetics.
  1. three linked nucleotides; triplet.
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Origin of trinucleotide

First recorded in 1915–20; tri- + nucleotide
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trinucleotide in Medicine

trinucleotide

(trī-nōōklē-ə-tīd′)
n.
  1. A triplet of nucleotides; a codon.
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