dinucleotide

dinucleotide

[dahy-noo-klee-uh-tahyd, -nyoo-]
noun Biochemistry.
a molecule composed of two nucleotide subunits.

Origin:
1925–30; di-1 + nucleotide

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dinucleotide di·nu·cle·o·tide (dī-nōō'klē-ə-tīd', -nyōō'-)
n.
A nucleotide molecule that consists of a combination of two nucleotide units.

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