uridine


uri·dine

noun \ˈyr-ə-ˌdēn\

Definition of URIDINE

:  a ribonucleoside C9H12N2O6 containing uracil that in the form of phosphate derivatives plays an important role in carbohydrate metabolism

Origin of URIDINE

International Scientific Vocabulary 1ur- + -idine
First Known Use: 1911

uri·dine

noun \ˈyr-ə-ˌdēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of URIDINE

: a crystalline pyrimidine nucleoside C9H12N2O6 that is composed of uracil attached to ribose, that is derived by hydrolysis from nucleic acids, and that in the form of phosphate derivatives plays an important role in carbohydrate metabolism

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