Definition of Exon

1. Noun. Sequence of a gene's DNA that transcribes into protein structures. "Exons are interspersed with introns"

Exact synonyms: Coding Dna
Generic synonyms: Deoxyribonucleic Acid, Desoxyribonucleic Acid, Dna
Antonyms: Intron



Definition of Exon

1. n. A native or inhabitant of Exeter, in England.

2. n. An officer of the Yeomen of the Guard; an Exempt.

Definition of Exon

1. Noun. An officer of the Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard. ¹

2. Noun. (genetics) A region of a transcribed gene present in the final functional RNA molecule. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Exon

1. a sequence in the genetic code [n -S] : EXONIC [adj]

Medical Definition of Exon

1. The sequences of the primary RNA transcript (or the DNA that encodes them) that exit the nucleus as part of a messenger RNA molecule. In the primary transcript neighbouring exons are separated by introns. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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