palindrome: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pal'in-drōm"), [key]
- a word, line, verse, number, sentence, etc., reading the same backward as forward, as Madam, I'm Adam or Poor Dan is in a droop.
- a region of DNA in which the sequence of nucleotides is identical with an inverted sequence in the complementary strand: GAATTC is a palindrome of CTTAAG.
- palindrome (Thesaurus)