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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.

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.

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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Sir Bradley but not Sir Mo, Dame Sarah but not Dame Jessica - it's pure poppycock.
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But it is utter poppycock for Mrs Turner to suggest the Welsh language is the cause of this.
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The excuse that they don't have enough space in local authority buildings is nothing but poppycock and deserves to be laughed out of court.
He described arguments from ministers including Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott as poppycock.
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The Neath AM, who has the onerous task of trying to achieve a permanent peace settlement in Northern Ireland, said: 'It's poppycock.