constituent

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constituent in Latin grammar; a noun and its modifier can function as a sentence modifier ablative absolute
(biochemistry) a nucleoside that is a structural component of nucleic acids; it is present in all living cells in a combined form as a constituent of DNA and RNA and ADP and ATP and AMP adenosine
abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations analysis , analytic thinking
common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues atomic number 7 , N , nitrogen
common mineral consisting of crystallized calcium carbonate; a major constituent of limestone calcite
phosphate of calcium; a main constituent of animal bones calcium phosphate
polysaccharide that is the chief constituent of all plant tissues and fibers cellulose
iron carbide constituent of steel and cast iron; very hard and brittle cementite , iron carbide
act of decomposing a substance into its constituent elements chemical analysis , qualitative analysis
representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements chemical formula , formula
generally green or black mineral; it occurs as a constituent of many rocks typically in the form of a flat crystal chlorite
B-complex vitamin that is a constituent of lecithin; essential in the metabolism of fat choline
(geology) a constituent fragment of a clastic rock clast
group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit construction , expression , grammatical construction
colorless to yellow aromatic liquid that is a constituent of creosote creosol
chief constituent of teeth dentine
sugar that is a constituent of nucleic acids deoxyribose
chiefly marine protozoa having two flagella; a chief constituent of plankton dinoflagellate
(chemistry) a reaction in which an elementary substance displaces and sets free a constituent element from a compound displacement , displacement reaction
chromosome constituent DNA
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