semiconservative replication(redirected from Semiconservative)
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semiconservative replication[¦sem·i·kən′sər·vəd·iv rep·li′kā·shən]
(cell and molecular biology)
Replication of deoxyribonucleic acid by longitudinal separation of the two complementary strands of the molecule, each being conserved and acting as a template for synthesis of a new complementary strand.