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adenine

noun ad·e·nine \ˈa-də-ˌnēn\

Definition of ADENINE

:  a purine base C5H5N5 that codes hereditary information in the genetic code in DNA and RNA — compare cytosine, guanine, thymine, uracil

Origin of ADENINE

International Scientific Vocabulary; from its presence in glandular tissue
First Known Use: 1885

adenine

noun ad·e·nine \ˈad-ən-ˌēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ADENINE

:  a purine base C5H5N5 that codes hereditary information in the genetic code in DNA and RNA—compare cytosine, guanine, thymine, uracil

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