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microsatellite

Line breaks: micro|sat¦el¦lite
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)ˌsatəlʌɪt/

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Definition of microsatellite in English:

noun

Genetics
A set of short repeated DNA sequences at a particular locus on a chromosome, which vary in number in different individuals and so can be used for genetic fingerprinting.

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