Medical Dictionary


noun uri·dine \ˈyr-ə-ˌdēn\

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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