uridine

noun
uri·​dine | \ ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌdēn How to pronounce uridine (audio) \

Definition of uridine

: a ribonucleoside C9H12N2O6 containing uracil that in the form of phosphate derivatives plays an important role in carbohydrate metabolism

First Known Use of uridine

1911, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for uridine

International Scientific Vocabulary ur- entry 1 + -idine

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“Uridine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uridines. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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uridine

noun
uri·​dine | \ ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌdēn How to pronounce uridine (audio) \

Medical Definition of uridine

: a ribonucleoside C9H12N2O6 containing uracil in the form of phosphate derivatives that plays an important role in carbohydrate metabolism

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