phos·​pho·​di·​es·​ter -dī-ˈes-tər How to pronounce phosphodiester (audio)
: an oligonucleotide with an oxygen atom linking consecutive nucleotides see phosphodiester bond compare phosphorothioate

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“Phosphodiester.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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