polyribonucleotide

noun
poly·​ri·​bo·​nu·​cle·​o·​tide | \ ˌpä-lē-ˌrī-bō-ˈnü-klē-ə-ˌtīd How to pronounce polyribonucleotide (audio) , -ˈnyü- \

Definition of polyribonucleotide

: a polynucleotide in which the mononucleotides are ribonucleotides

First Known Use of polyribonucleotide

1956, in the meaning defined above

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“Polyribonucleotide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyribonucleotide. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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polyribonucleotide

noun
poly·​ri·​bo·​nu·​cle·​o·​tide | \ ˌpäl-i-ˌrī-bō-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ə-ˌtīd How to pronounce polyribonucleotide (audio) \

Medical Definition of polyribonucleotide

: a polynucleotide in which the mononucleotides are ribonucleotides

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