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co·don

n :  a specific sequence of three consecutive nucleotides that is part of the genetic code and that specifies a particular amino acid in a protein or starts or stops protein synthesis - called also triplet  .
 
 
 
Similar sounding terms:  cDNA  co·deine  cot·ton  gotten 

 
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