deoxyribonucleoside

deoxyribonucleoside

[dee-ok-si-rahy-boh-noo-klee-uh-sahyd, -nyoo-]
noun Biochemistry.
a compound composed of deoxyribose and either a purine or a pyrimidine.

Origin:
1965–70; deoxyribo(nucleic acid) + nucleoside

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deoxyribonucleoside de·ox·y·ri·bo·nu·cle·o·side (dē-ŏk'sē-rī'bō-nōō'klē-ə-sīd', -nyōō'-)
n.
A nucleoside containing deoxyribose that is a constituent of DNA.

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