bidirectional replication

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bidirectional replication

[‚bī·də‚rek·shən·əl ‚rep·lə′kā·shən]
(cell and molecular biology)
A mechanism of replication of deoxyribonucleic acid that involves two replicating forks moving in opposite directions away from the same origin.