- A sequence of messenger RNA that is translated into an amino acid chain,
three bases at a time, each triplet sequence coding for a single amino acid
Definition from: GeneReviews
from the University of Washington and the National Center for Biotechnology Information
- Any of the three possible ways of reading a sequence of nucleotides as a series of triplets.
Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary by Merriam-Webster Inc.
Related discussion in the Handbook
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.