Satellite dna

satellite DNA n.
A portion of DNA in animal cells whose density differs from that of the other DNA, consisting of short, repeating sequences of nucleotide pairs near the region of the centromere.


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    noun 1. navigation using data received from satellites

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    noun 1. (computing) a computer-operated system of navigation that uses signals from orbiting satellites and mapping data to pinpoint the user’s position and plot a subsequent course

  • Satellite phone

    noun See satphone

  • Satellite-station

    noun 1. a radio or television station that receives programs from another station and rebroadcasts at a different wavelength.

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