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1) § 25. exon / intron / axon. 4. Science Terms. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
...protein messages that allow the body to function. The molecular dots or dashes are called exons; the punctuations of silence are known as introns. The terms exon...

2) exon. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...exon Stretches of DNA in genes that code for proteins. In eukaryotes, exons in a given gene are generally separated from each other by stretches of DNA that do not...

3) exon. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A sequence of DNA that codes information for protein synthesis that is transcribed to messenger RNA. ex(pressed) + -on1.exˇonic -ADJECTIVE...

4) Ex'on. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Exon of the Guards. Any one of the three certain officers of the day in command of the yeomen of the royal guard; the acting officer who resides at the court; an...

5) Ex'eter Domesday. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...by Sir Henry Ellis (in 1816) as a Supplement to the Great Domesday-Book (q.v.). Called "Exon," either because it was at one time kept among the muniments of the Dean...

6) intron. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...gene separate stretches of DNA that contain instructions for constructing proteins. (Compare exon.) 1...

7) 4. Science Terms. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
.../ infuse / perfuse dissolve / melt endemic / epidemic entropy exon / intron / axon fluid / liquid / gas frequency / pitch / pitch class fruit / vegetable genotype...

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