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deoxyribose

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noun de·oxy·ri·bose \(ˌ)dē-ˌäk-si-ˈrī-ˌbōs, -ˌbōz\

Definition of deoxyribose

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



Origin and Etymology of deoxyribose

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1938


Medical Dictionary

deoxyribose

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noun de·oxy·ri·bose \(ˌ)dē-ˌäk-si-ˈrī-ˌbōs, -ˌbōz\

Medical Definition of deoxyribose

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



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Variants of deoxyribose

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desoxyribose

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