thymine

noun thy·mine \ ˈthī-ˌmēn \

Definition of thymine

: a pyrimidine base C5H6N2O2 that is one of the four bases coding genetic information in the polynucleotide chain of DNA — compare adenine, cytosine, guanine, uracil

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Origin and Etymology of thymine

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin thymus


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thymine

noun thy·mine \ ˈthī-ˌmēn \

medical Definition of thymine

: a pyrimidine base C5H6N2O2 that is one of the four bases coding genetic information in the polynucleotide chain of DNA — compare adenine, cytosine, guanine, uracil

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