Medical Definition of Hairpin loop

1. An area where single-stranded DNA or RNA has folded back on itself and nucleotides from the two separate segments have base paired, so that the resulting structure appears as the name describes. (09 Oct 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hairpin Loop

hairlessnesses
hairlike
hairline
hairline fracture
hairlines
hairlock
hairlocks
hairnet
hairnets
hairnetted
hairpiece
hairpieces
hairpin
hairpin bend
hairpin curve
hairpin loop (current term)
hairpin loops
hairpin turn
hairpins
hairpulling
hairraising
hairs
hairsbreadth
hairsbreadths
hairshirt
hairshirts
hairslide
hairsplitter
hairsplitters
hairsplitting

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