thymidine

noun
thy·mi·dine | \ ˈthī-mə-ˌdēn \

Definition of thymidine 

: a nucleoside C10H14N2O5 that is composed of thymine and deoxyribose and occurs as a structural part of DNA

First Known Use of thymidine

1912, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for thymidine

thymine + -idine

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thymidine

noun
thy·mi·dine | \ ˈthī-mə-ˌdēn \

Medical Definition of thymidine 

: a nucleoside C10H14N2O5 that is composed of thymine and deoxyribose and occurs as a structural part of DNA

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