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co•don



Pronunciation: (kō'don), [key]
n. Genetics.
a triplet of adjacent nucleotides in the messenger RNA chain that codes for a specific amino acid in the synthesis of a protein molecule. Also called coding triplet. Cf. anticodon.

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