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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cDNA

  1. complementary DNA: a DNA molecule that is complementary to a specific messenger RNA.

    Category: Biochemistry, Genetics

Origin of cDNA:

1985–90

Princeton's WordNet

  1. complementary DNA, cDNA(noun)

    single-stranded DNA that is complementary to messenger RNA or DNA that has been synthesized from messenger RNA by reverse transcriptase

Freebase

  1. cDNA

    Single-stranded DNA that is complementary to messenger RNA or DNA that has been synthesized from messenger RNA by reverse transcriptase.

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