Associations to the word «Restriction»


RESTRICTION, noun. The act of restricting, or the state of being restricted.
RESTRICTION, noun. A regulation or limitation that restricts.
RESTRICTION, noun. (biology) The mechanism by which a cell degrades foreign DNA material.
RESTRICTION ENZYME, noun. (genetics) An endonuclease that catalyzes double-strand cleavage of DNA containing a specific sequence.
RESTRICTION ENZYMES, noun. Plural of restriction enzyme

Dictionary definition

RESTRICTION, noun. A principle that limits the extent of something; "I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements".
RESTRICTION, noun. An act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation).
RESTRICTION, noun. The act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary); "the restriction of the infection to a focal area".

Wise words

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