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Medical Term:

adapter

Pronunciation: ă-dap′tĕr, -tōr

Definition:

  1. A connecting part, joining two pieces of apparatus.
  2. A converter of electric current to a desired form.
  3. A single- or double-stranded digodeoxynucleotide used to join two incompatible ends of restriction fragments.
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