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Definition of genetic code noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

genetic code

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//dʒəˌnetɪk ˈkəʊd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒəˌnetɪk ˈkoʊd//
 
Genetic engineering, Cell biology
 
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the arrangement of genes that controls how each living thing will develop See related entries: Genetic engineering, Cell biology
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