Literally meaning: “back to road”
Origin: Anc Greek
πάλιν/palin(=back, again) > πάλαι/pale(=previously, beforetime)
+δρόμος/dromos(= road, street) >δέδρομα/dedroma(=past perfect of verb “τρέχω”.
- Palindrome is a word, phrase, number, or other sequence of units that can be read the same way in either direction
- (molecular biology) Palindrome is a sequence that reads the same forwards and backwards. Some enzymes (restriction enzymes) have the ability to recognise palindromes and cut DNA-sequences at these specific sites