deoxyribonucleoprotein


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de•ox•y•ri•bo•nu•cle•o•pro•tein

(diˌɒk sɪˌraɪ boʊˌnu kli əˈproʊ tin, -ti ɪn, -ˌnyu-)

n.
any of a class of nucleoproteins that yield DNA upon partial hydrolysis.
[1940–45]
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