[pol-ee-noo-klee-uh-tahyd, -nyoo-] /ˌpɒl iˈnu kli əˌtaɪd, -ˈnyu-/
a sequence of , as in DNA or RNA, bound into a chain.
(biochem) a molecular chain of nucleotides chemically bonded by a series of ester linkages between the phosphoryl group of one nucleotide and the hydroxyl group of the sugar in the adjacent nucleotide. Nucleic acids consist of long chains of polynucleotides
polynucleotide pol·y·nu·cle·o·tide (pŏl’ē-nōō’klē-ə-tīd’, -nyōō’-)
A linear polymer containing an indefinite, usually large, number of nucleotides linked from one ribose or deoxyribose to another by phosphoric residues.
[puh-lin-yuh] /pəˈlɪn yə/ noun 1. an area of unfrozen sea water surrounded by ice. /ˈpɒlənˌjɑː/ noun 1. a stretch of open water surrounded by ice, esp near the mouths of large rivers, in arctic seas polynya (pŏl’ən-yä’, pə-lĭn’yə) An area of open water surrounded by sea ice. A polynya can be formed by the presence […]
polyodontia pol·y·o·don·ti·a (pŏl’ē-ō-dŏn’shē-ə, -shə) n. The presence of supernumerary teeth.
[pol-ee-es-truh s, -ee-struh s] /ˌpɒl iˈɛs trəs, -ˈi strəs/ adjective 1. .
[pol-ee-awl, -ol] /ˈpɒl iˌɔl, -ˌɒl/ noun, Chemistry. 1. an alcohol containing three or more hydroxyl groups; a polyhydric alcohol.