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 n.— «The gene variants are called “snips,” shorthand for single-nucleotide polymorphisms, or SNPs.» —“New Genetic Tools May Reveal Roots Of Everyday Ills” by Antonio Regalado Wall Street Journal Apr. 14, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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