Definition of double helix noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


double helix

BrE BrE//ˌdʌbl ˈhiːlɪks//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʌbl ˈhiːlɪks//
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the structure of DNA, consisting of two connected long thin pieces that form a spiral shape
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: double helix