Ribose nucleic acid

ribonucleic acid

[rahy-boh-noo-klee-ik, -kley-, -nyoo-, rahy-]
noun Biochemistry.
Also, ribose nucleic acid.


Origin:
1930–35; ribo(se) + nucleic acid

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ribonucleic acid (ˌraɪbəʊnjuːˈkliːɪk, -ˈkleɪ-)
 
n
the full name of RNA
 
[C20: from ribo(se) + nucleic acid]

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ribonucleic acid ri·bo·nu·cle·ic acid (rī'bō-nōō-klē'ĭk, -klā'-, -nyōō-)
n.
RNA.

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ribonucleic acid   (rī'bō-n-klē'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
See RNA.
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ribonucleic acid [(reye-boh-nooh-klee-ik)]

See RNA.

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