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Medical Term:

isoacceptor tRNA

Pronunciation: i'so-ak-sep'tor

Definition: Different tRNA species that bind to alternate codons for the same amino acid residue; can be one tRNA that recognizes the various codons that signify those for the particular amino acid residue.

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