Definitions for "Synonymous"
Keywords:  guc, guu, valine, codon, mrna
when used in connection with coding sequences in nucleic acids, the term refers to different nucleotide sequences which code for the same amino acid. So, for example, the mRNA sequences GUU and GUC both code for valine. A mutation in the third position from U to C is a synonymous change since it results in the same protein. Changes in the third codon position are usually synonymous.
Keywords:  adj, equivalent, meaning, words
(of words) meaning the same or nearly the same
adj. having similar or equivalent meaning.
Having the character of a synonym; expressing the same thing; conveying the same, or approximately the same, idea.