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1. A word, phrase, verse, or sentence that reads the same backward or forward. For example: A man, a plan, a canal, Panama!
2. A segment of double-stranded DNA in which the nucleotide sequence of one strand reads in reverse order to that of the complementary strand.

[From Greek palindromos, running back again, recurring : palin, again; see kwel- in Indo-European roots + dromos, a running.]

pal′in·dro′mic (-drō′mĭk, -drŏm′ĭk) adj.


a. palindrómico-a, recurrente.
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and CRISPR Therapeutics have entered into a strategic research collaboration for the use of CRISPR's (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) gene editing technology CRISPR-Cas9.
A palindromic number is a number that reads the same when the order of its digits is reversed.
Typhimurium by focusing on virulence genes and novel regions of the bacteria's DNA known as clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPRs), which are present in many foodborne pathogens.
Recently, new methods such as standardized multilocus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis (MLVA) (7) and clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR) typing (8,9) have been developed to subtype genetically homogeneous serotypes of Salmonella, in particular Enteritidis.
Only the fact that we played 46 games this season stopped Blues from having a beautifully palindromic record of 15 wins, draws and losses this season, but Rowett will no doubt be looking to improve the latter two columns.
These words have either a palindromic (aea) vowel pattern or a tautonymic (aeae) vowel pattern.
The outline of this paper is as follows: in Section 2 the distance problem is recast as a palindromic eigenvalue problem having or having not an eigenvalue on the unit circle.
I had just been diagnosed with Palindromic rheumatism and needed a way to become more active.
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This is a palindromic date pattern, since the date reads the same if taken in reverse order.
Along with colleagues at UC Berkeley and in Sweden, Doudna, in 2012, discovered a gene-editing technique called CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats).
CRISPR is short for Clustered Regularly Interspaced Palindromic Repeats, whereas Cas simply stands for the CRISPR-associated protein.