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Synthesis

Definition(s)

1: The composition or combination of parts or elements so as to form a whole. 2: The production of a substance by the union of chemical elements, groups, or simpler compounds or by the degradation of a complex compound (protein synthesis).

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

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See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: January 19, 2015