duplex

(redirected from duplexes)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia.

du·plex

(dū'pleks),
Providing two functions. See: duplex ultrasonography.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

duplex

Having two components or two functions.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners

duplex

A double stranded length of nucleic acid. The term is commonly used to refer to DNA in its double helical form, as distinct from a single strand of DNA.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
We are capable of studying direct repair of DNA containing single O6 adducts as well as the cross-linked duplexes by E.
In the first two months of 1990 there was one permit issued for an apartment block ($985,000), nine for single-family units (almost $1.2 million) and none for duplexes.
The completed community will feature 49 one-bedroom units, 22 two-bedroom units, 16 two-bedroom duplexes and three three-bedroom duplexes, as well as a two-level garage and 161 outdoor parking spaces.
The building will feature studios, one-, two- and three-bedroom layouts--some with dens--as well as several duplexes ranging in size from 665 s/f to 2,415 s/f and priced at market rates starting from the $250,000s.
In addition, six ground-floor duplexes will boast private gardens, and 11 residences will offer either a private terrace or balcony.
"The wait is worth it, for these duplexes represent exceptional space in an exceptional building," says Elaine Schweninger, broker with Insignia Douglas Elliman.