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Definition of Code

Code: The genetic code is the correspondence between the triplet of bases in DNA with the amino acids. The discovery of the genetic code clearly ranks as one of the premiere events of what has been called the Golden Age of Biology (and Medicine).

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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