adenosine

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noun aden·o·sine \ə-ˈde-nə-ˌsēn, -sən\

Definition of adenosine

  1. :  a nucleoside C10H13N5O4 that is a constituent of RNA and yields adenine and ribose on hydrolysis

Origin and Etymology of adenosine

International Scientific Vocabulary, blend of adenine and ribose


First Known Use: circa 1909


Medical Dictionary

adenosine

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noun aden·o·sine \ə-ˈden-ə-ˌsēn, -sən\

Medical Definition of adenosine

  1. :  a nucleoside C10H13N5O4 that is a constituent of RNA yielding adenine and ribose on hydrolysis


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