dinucleotide

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noun di·nu·cle·o·tide \ (ˌ)dī-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ə-ˌtīd \

Definition of dinucleotide

:a nucleotide consisting of two units each composed of a phosphate, a pentose, and a nitrogen base

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First Known Use of dinucleotide

circa 1927


Medical Dictionary

dinucleotide

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noun di·nu·cle·o·tide \ (ˌ)dī-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ə-ˌtīd \

medical Definition of dinucleotide

:a nucleotide consisting of two units each composed of a phosphate, a pentose, and a purine or pyrimidine base

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