Meaning of polycistronic

pol•y•cis•tron•ic

Pronunciation: (pol"ē-si-stron'ik), [key]
— adj. Genetics.
  1. of or pertaining to the transcription of two or more adjacent cistrons into a single messenger RNA molecule.
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