Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

guanosine

play
noun gua·no·sine \ˈgwä-nə-ˌsēn\

Definition of guanosine

  1. :  a nucleoside C10H13N5O5 composed of guanine and ribose



Origin of guanosine

guan- (as in guanine) + ribose + -ine


First Known Use: 1909


Medical Dictionary

guanosine

play
noun gua·no·sine \ˈgwän-ə-ˌsēn\

Medical Definition of guanosine

  1. :  a nucleoside C10H13N5O5 composed of guanine and ribose




Learn More about guanosine

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "guanosine"


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up guanosine? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to manage or play awkwardly

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alt-5746713d76276

Which of these is a synonym of nonplus?

perplex reduce disapprove soothe
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ