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nucleic acid

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnucleic acidnu‧cle‧ic ac‧id /njuːˌkliːɪk ˈæsəd, -ˌkleɪ- $ nuː-/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 HBMone of the two acids, DNA and RNA, that exist in the cells of all living things
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nucleic acidThe test only confirms that the organism's nucleic acid is present.
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