Protein synthesis

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Definition

noun, plural: syntheses

(biology) The creation of proteins by cells that uses DNA, RNA and various enzymes.


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It includes processes such as:


Word origin: protein: from Late Greek prōteios, of the first quality, from Greek prōtos, first; synthesis: Latin, collection, from Greek sunthesis, from suntithenai, to put together.

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