abbreviation for deoxyribonucleic acid; -- more commonly used than the full name. See also RNA.
Deoxyribonucleic acid, the molecule present in the cells of living things, which controls the structure, function and behaviour of each cell. It carries genetic information during reproduction.
Chemical molecules that contain all a person's genetic materials and from which chromosomes and genes are constructed.
The fundamental hereditary material of all living organisms. In eukaryotes, stored primarily in the cell nucleus. A nucleic acid using deoxyribose rather than ribose.
Distributed Internet Applications Architecture
See Digital Network Architecture
Digital Equipment Corp.'s Digital Network Architecture, a multiplatform and multivendor architecture.
Digital Network Architecture. A network architecture developed by Digital Equipment Corporation.