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cis·tron

 (sĭs′trŏn′)
n.
A section of DNA that contains the genetic code for a single polypeptide and functions as a hereditary unit.

[From cis-trans test, a genetic test (cis- + trans-) + -on.]

cis·tron′ic adj.

cistronic

(sɪsˈtrɒnɪk)
adj
(Biology) cistron-related