Glossary of "Life (9th ed.)" by Sadava et al. (2011)
- The situation in which a single amino acid may be represented by any of two or more different codons in messenger RNA. Most of the amino acids can be represented by more than one codon.
- Sadava, D., Hillis, D. M., Heller, H. C. & Berenbaum, M. R. 2011. Life: The Science of Biology, 9th ed. -xliv + 1266 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.