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deoxyribose

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

Definition of DEOXYRIBOSE

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

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1938
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deoxyribose

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

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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