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Pronunciation of Plasmids: Learn how to pronounce Plasmids in English correctly

Learn how to say Plasmids correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word plasmid:

noun
Biology
a genetic structure in a cell that can replicate independently of the chromosomes, typically a small circular DNA strand in the cytoplasm of a bacterium or protozoan. Plasmids are much used in the laboratory manipulation of genes. Compare with episome.
Origin:

1950s: from plasma + -id2