thymidine

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noun thy·mi·dine \ˈthī-mə-ˌdēn\

Definition of thymidine

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

Origin and Etymology of thymidine

thymine + -idine


First Known Use: 1912


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thymidine

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noun thy·mi·dine \ˈthī-mə-ˌdēn\

Medical Definition of thymidine

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


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