ribonucleotide

noun
ri·​bo·​nu·​cle·​o·​tide | \ ˌrī-bō-ˈnü-klē-ə-ˌtīd , -ˈnyü-\

Definition of ribonucleotide

: a nucleotide that contains ribose and occurs especially as a constituent of RNA

First Known Use of ribonucleotide

1929, in the meaning defined above

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ribonucleotide

noun
ri·​bo·​nu·​cle·​o·​tide | \ -ˌtīd \

Medical Definition of ribonucleotide

: a nucleotide that contains ribose and occurs especially as a constituent of RNA

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