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template

 [tem´plāt]
a pattern or mold. In dentistry, a curved or flat plate used as an aid in setting teeth for a denture. In theoretical immunology, an antigen that determines the configuration of combining (antigen-binding) sites of antibody molecules. In genetics, a strand of DNA which specifies the synthesis of a complementary strand of RNA (messenger RNA, ribosomal RNA, or transfer RNA); mRNA in turn serves as a template for the synthesis of nucleic acids or proteins.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tem·plate

(tem'plăt),
1. A pattern or guide that determines the shape of a substance.
2. Metaphorically, the specifying nature of a macromolecule, usually a nucleic acid or polynucleotide, with respect to the primary structure of the nucleic acid or polynucleotide or protein made from it in vivo or in vitro.
3. In dentistry, a curved or flat plate used as an aid in setting teeth.
4. An outline used to trace teeth, bones, or soft tissue to standardize their form.
5. A pattern or guide that determines the specificity of antibody globulins.
[Fr. templet, temple of a loom, fr. L. templum, small timber]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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templet

(tĕm′plĭt)
n.
Biochemistry A molecule of a nucleic acid, such as DNA, that serves as a pattern for the synthesis of a macromolecule, as of RNA.
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template

Computers A 'boilerplate' document saved as a permanent file, which contains specifications and formatting details, to be used repeatedly and modified slightly for individual reports Psychology A pattern that regulates the shape or appearance of a construction or idea. See Lovemap.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

tem·plate

(tem'plăt, -plāt)
1. A pattern or guide that determines the shape of a substance.
2. Metaphorically, the specifying nature of a macromolecule, usually a nucleic acid or polynucleotide, with respect to the primary structure of the nucleic acid or polynucleotide or protein made from it in vivo or in vitro.
3. dentistry A curved or flat plate used as an aid in setting teeth.
4. An outline used to trace teeth, bones, or soft tissue to standardize their form.
5. A pattern or guide that determines the specificity of antibody globulins.
6. A wax impression made to assess the occlusion of the teeth.
7. molecular biology The target nucleic acid for molecular diagnostics assays.
[Fr. templet, temple of a loom, fr. L. templum, small timber]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

template

the molecule that forms the mould for the synthesis of another.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

tem·plate

(tem'plăt)
1. In dentistry, a curved or flat plate used as an aid in setting teeth.
2. An outline used to trace teeth, bones, or soft tissue to standardize their form.
3. A pattern or guide that determines the shape of a substance.
[Fr. templet, temple of a loom, fr. L. templum, small timber]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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