NUCLEIC ACID By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 a big molecule which contains a chain of nucleotides. Nucleic acids are of two forms, dna and rna, and are imperative constituents of living cells. NUCLEIC ACID: "Dna is one of the two kinds of nucleic acids." Related Psychology Terms NUCLEOTIDE CATABOLISM ADENINE POLYPEPTIDE TRINUCLEOTIDE REPEAT TRANSCRIPTION TRANSLATION GLIOMA BIOTAXIS AMINO ACID IMBALANCE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NUCLEIC ACID," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/nucleic-acid/ (accessed March 31, 2020).