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1. intron

noun. ['ˈɪntrən'] sequence of a eukaryotic gene's DNA that is not translated into a protein.

Synonyms

  • DNA
  • deoxyribonucleic acid
  • desoxyribonucleic acid

Antonyms

  • DNA
  • deoxyribonucleic acid
  • coding DNA
  • desoxyribonucleic acid

Etymology

  • -on (English)
  • intragenic (English)

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Example sentences of the word intron


1. Noun, singular or mass
RNA splicing allows the cell to remove intron sequences and join the exons to make coding nucleotide sequences.

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