EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Apparently an attempt to express the pronunciation of French exempt.

NounEdit

exon (plural exons)

  1. An officer of the Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard.

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin ex (out) + -on; intended to be distinguished from intron.

NounEdit

exon (plural exons)

  1. (genetics) A region of a transcribed gene present in the final functional RNA molecule.
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Derived termsEdit
  • exon trapping
  • exonic
  • nonexonic
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Last modified on 1 February 2014, at 13:19