polycistronic

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pol·y·cis·tron·ic

(pol'ē-sis-tron'ik),
Pertaining to mRNA carrying information for the synthesis of more than one protein.

polycistronic

a single mRNA encoding several different polypeptide chains.

polycistronic mRNAs
a mRNA found in prokaryotes that encodes more than one protein. See also monocistronic mrnas.