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Synonyms for restriction

restriction (n.)

a principle that limits the extent of something

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restriction (n.)

the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary)

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restriction site (n.)

the specific sites at which a restriction enzyme will cleave DNA

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restriction fragment (n.)

the fragment of DNA that is produced by cleaving DNA with a restriction enzyme

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restriction endonuclease (n.)

any of the enzymes that cut nucleic acid at specific restriction sites and produce restriction fragments; obtained from bacteria (where they cripple viral invaders); used in recombinant DNA technology

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limitation (n.)

an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)

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