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DNA

noun [U]     /ˌdiː.enˈeɪ/ specialized
C2 deoxyribonucleic acid: the chemical, present at the centre of the cells of living things, that controls the structure and purpose of each cell and carries genetic information during reproductionGeneticsInnate and congenitalSpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyTypes of chemical
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