deoxyribose


de·oxy·ri·bose

noun \(ˌ)dē-ˌäk-si-ˈrī-ˌbōs, -ˌbōz\

Definition of DEOXYRIBOSE

:  a pentose sugar C5H10O4 that is a structural element of DNA

Origin of DEOXYRIBOSE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1938

de·oxy·ri·bose

noun \(ˌ)dē-ˌäk-si-ˈrī-ˌbōs, -ˌbōz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DEOXYRIBOSE

: a pentose sugar C5H10O4 that is a structural element of DNA

Variants of DEOXYRIBOSE

de·oxy·ri·bose also des·oxy·ri·bose \ˌdes-\

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