complementarity

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Definition

The quality or state of being complementary. For example, in biological science, ""The correspondence or similarity between nucleotides or strands of nucleotides of DNA and RNA molecules that allows precise pairing.""

Sources:

  • complementarity. Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/complementarity (accessed: September 30, 2007).
  • complementarity. Dictionary.com. The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary. Houghton Mifflin Company. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/complementarity (accessed: September 30, 2007).