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Meaning of deoxyribonucleoprotein

de•ox•y•ri•bo•nu•cle•o•pro•tein

Pronunciation: (dē-ok"si-rī"bō-n"klē-u-prō'tēn, -tē-in, -ny"-), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. any of a class of nucleoproteins that yield DNA upon partial hydrolysis.
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