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genetic code

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgenetic codegeˌnetic ˈcode noun [countable]  HBthe arrangement of genes that controls the way a living thing develops
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genetic codeTrue enough, these two groups use the same basic genetic code.These examples show clearly that the human genetic code does not contain specific instructions to behave in a particular way.There is no biological need for each to have the same genetic code.Even the genetic code, which is arbitrary, is the same in all species.Their genetic code cells were showing similar deformities to those of Chernobyl residents.
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