DNA

The abbreviation for deoxyribonucleic acid, which is the genetic material present in the cells of all living organisms.

DNA is the fundamental building block for an individual’s entire genetic makeup.

A person’s DNA is the same in every cell (with a nucleus).

DNA is contained in blood, semen, skin cells, tissue, organs, muscle, brain cells, bone, teeth, hair, saliva, mucus, perspiration, fingernails, urine, feces, etc.