[klon-i-deen, kloh-ni-] /ˈklɒn ɪˌdin, ˈkloʊ nɪ-/
a synthetic white crystalline substance, C 9 H 9 Cl 2 N 3 , used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
clonidine clon·i·dine (klŏn’ĭ-dēn’, klō’nĭ-)
A synthetic drug used in the treatment of hypertension and for the prevention of migraine headaches.
noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. See under (def 1). [spaz-uh m] /ˈspæz əm/ noun 1. Pathology. a sudden, abnormal, involuntary muscular contraction, consisting of a continued muscular contraction (tonic spasm) or of a series of alternating muscular contractions and relaxations (clonic spasm) 2. any sudden, brief spell of great energy, activity, feeling, etc. /ˈspæzəm/ noun 1. an […]
[kloh-ning] /ˈkloʊ nɪŋ/ noun, Biology. 1. the process of producing a . [klohn] /kloʊn/ noun 1. Biology. 2. a person or thing that duplicates, imitates, or closely resembles another in appearance, function, performance, or style: All the fashion models seemed to be clones of one another. verb (used with object), cloned, cloning. 3. to produce […]
- Cloning vector
cloning vector n. An autonomously replicating plasmid having regions into which foreign DNA can be inserted. An agent used to transfer bits of DNA into the DNA of a cell in genetic engineering. Common types of vectors include the genetically engineered viruses that infect a cell.
[klon-ik, kloh-nik] /ˈklɒn ɪk, ˈkloʊ nɪk/ adjective, Pathology. 1. of or relating to . clonism clo·nism (klō’nĭz’əm, klŏn’ĭz’-) n. A succession of clonic spasms. clonic clon·ic (klŏn’ĭk, klō’nĭk) adj. Of the nature of clonus, marked by contraction and relaxation of muscle.