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non·sense

(non'sens),
As used in genetics, relating to a mutation that causes a sequence such that the growing peptide chain terminates, often after several incorrect amino acid residues are incorporated.
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nonsense

(nŏn′sĕns′, -səns)
n.
adj.
Genetics Of or relating to a mutation in a structural gene that changes a nucleotide triplet into a stop codon, thus prematurely terminating the polypeptide chain during protein synthesis.
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non·sense

(non'sens)
genetics A mutation that causes a sequence such that the growing peptide chain terminates, often after several incorrect amino acid residues are incorporated.
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"No," she answered, "it is not nonsense. But if they were?"
But, as for me,--well, what nonsense! Tell me some more about the trout.
He told him, and the nonsense he had talked when found and on the way home, all which made the licentiate the more eager to do what he did the next day, which was to summon his friend the barber, Master Nicholas, and go with him to Don Quixote's house.
"Nonsense, child; you'll think your husband better."