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deoxyribonucleic acid

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noun de·oxy·ri·bo·nu·cle·ic acid \(ˌ)dē-ˈäk-si-ˌrī-bō-n(y)u̇-ˌklē-ik-, -ˌklā-\

Definition of deoxyribonucleic acid

  1. :  dna



Origin of deoxyribonucleic acid

deoxyribose + nucleic acid


First Known Use: 1938


Medical Dictionary

deoxyribonucleic acid

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noun de·oxy·ri·bo·nu·cle·ic acid \(ˈ)dē-ˈäk-si-ˌrī-bō-n(y)u̇-ˌklē-ik-, -ˌklā-\

Medical Definition of deoxyribonucleic acid

  1. :  dna



Variants of deoxyribonucleic acid

also desoxyribonucleic acid \(ˈ)des-\play

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