microsatellite

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

micro- +‎ satellite

Noun[edit]

microsatellite ‎(plural microsatellites)

  1. A miniature satellite
  2. (genetics) Any of a group of polymorphic loci in DNA that consist of repeat units of just a few base pairs
  3. (space science) an artificial satellite between 10 and 100 kilograms in mass

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(artificial satellite 10-100 kg):


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

micro- +‎ satellite

Noun[edit]

microsatellite m ‎(plural microsatelliti)

  1. microsatellite