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Medical Term:

restriction

Pronunciation: re-strik'shun

Definition:

  1. The use or action of restriction endonucleases (site-specific deoxyribonucleases).
  2. The process by which foreign DNA that has been introduced into a prokaryotic cell becomes ineffective.
  3. A limitation.
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