phosphodiester

noun
phos·​pho·​di·​es·​ter | \ -dī-ˈes-tər How to pronounce phosphodiester (audio) \

Medical Definition of phosphodiester

: an oligonucleotide with an oxygen atom linking consecutive nucleotides — see phosphodiester bond — compare phosphorothioate

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“Phosphodiester.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phosphodiester. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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