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Definition of Messenger RNA

Messenger RNA: The key intermediary in gene expression, which translates the DNA's genetic code into the amino acids that make up proteins. Abbreviated mRNA.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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