guanosine

noun
gua·​no·​sine | \ ˈgwä-nə-ˌsēn How to pronounce guanosine (audio) \

Definition of guanosine

: a nucleoside C10H13N5O5 composed of guanine and ribose

First Known Use of guanosine

1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for guanosine

guan- (as in guanine) + ribose + -ine

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guanosine

noun
gua·​no·​sine | \ ˈgwän-ə-ˌsēn How to pronounce guanosine (audio) \

Medical Definition of guanosine

: a nucleoside C10H13N5O5 composed of guanine and ribose

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