Nucleoside



[noo-klee-uh-sahyd, nyoo-] /ˈnu kli əˌsaɪd, ˈnyu-/

noun, Biochemistry.
1.
any of the class of compounds derived by the hydrolysis of nucleic acids or nucleotides, consisting typically of deoxyribose or ribose combined with adenine, guanine, cytosine, uracil, or thymine.
/ˈnjuːklɪəˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
(biochem) a compound containing a purine or pyrimidine base linked to a sugar (usually ribose or deoxyribose)

nucleoside nu·cle·o·side (nōō’klē-ə-sīd’, nyōō’-)
n.
Any of various compounds consisting of a sugar, usually ribose or deoxyribose, and a purine or pyrimidine base, especially a compound obtained by hydrolysis of a nucleic acid, such as adenosine or guanine.
nucleoside
(n’klē-ə-sīd’)
Any of various compounds consisting of a sugar, usually ribose or deoxyribose, and a nitrogen base (a purine or pyrimidine). Nucleosides are constituents of the nucleotides of nucleic acids. Adenosine and thymidine are nucleosides.

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