1. codon

noun. a specific sequence of three adjacent nucleotides on a strand of DNA or RNA that specifies the genetic code information for synthesizing a particular amino acid.

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Sentences with codon

1. Noun, singular or mass
In fact, it would be possible for more than one codon to code for the same amino acid.

2. Adjective
The third codon position is called the wobble base-pair.