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Medical Term:

insert

Pronunciation: in-sert'

Definition:

  1. An additional length of base pairs in DNA that has been introduced into that DNA.
  2. An additional length of bases that has been introduced into RNA.
  3. An additional length of amino acyl residues that has been introduced into a protein.
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