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Medical Term:

processing

Pronunciation: pro'ses-ing

Definition:

  1. Posttranslational modification of proteins, particularly secretory proteins and proteins targeted for membranes or specific cellular locations.
  2. Posttranscriptional modification of polynucleic acids.

Synonym(s): trafficking

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