Medical Dictionary


adj de·oxy \(ˌ)dē-ˈäk-sē\

Medical Definition of DEOXY

:  containing less oxygen per molecule than the compound from which it is derived <deoxy sugars>—usually used in combination <deoxyribonucleic acid> <desoxycorticosterone>

Variants of DEOXY

de·oxy also des·oxy \(ˌ)des-\


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