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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Brenner Children’s pediatric emergency department has moved back to its original location. Learn more

In order to help protect patients, family members and health care workers from the spread of COVID-19, no visitors are allowed at any of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s outpatient or inpatient facilities, except in certain situations.
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Word! DNA

Word! DNA

What's in this Article?

DNA

(En español: ADN)

Say: d n a

Your body is amazing and complicated. One of its complicated parts even has a complicated name: deoxyribonucleic (say: dee-ox-see-ri-bo-nyoo-clay-ik) acid. People usually call it DNA for short. DNA can be found inside the billions of cells that make up your body. And if you could see it, which you can't without a very strong microscope, it would look like a twisting ladder.