Definitions for "Lagging strand"
One of the two newly made strands of DNA found at a replication fork. The lagging strand is made in discontinuous lengths that are later joined covalently.
The strand of the double helix that is copied in a discontinuous fashion during DNA replication.
The strand of newly replicated DNA that is synthesised discontinuously in the opposite direction from the replication fork. DNA synthesis proceeds in the 5' to 3' direction.