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      n   a small circle of bacterial DNA that is independent of the main bacterial chromosome. Plasmids often contain genes for drug resistances and can be transmitted between bacteria of the same and different species: used in genetic engineering  
     (C20: from plasm + -id1)  
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plasmoid, plasm, plasmin, plasmic

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