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a boneless cut of meat from the end of a rib of veal, lamb, or pork.
any of a series of microscopic grooves set into a material that is applied to the exterior surface of aircraft or boats to reduce drag.


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  • Riboflavin

    noun, Biochemistry. 1. a vitamin B complex factor appearing as an orange-yellow, crystalline compound, C 1 7 H 2 0 N 4 O 6 , derived from ribose, essential for growth, found in milk, fresh meat, eggs, leafy vegetables, etc., or made synthetically, and used in enriching flour, in vitamin preparations, and in treating facial […]

  • Riboflavin kinase

    riboflavin kinase n. An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of flavin mononucleotide from riboflavin, using ATP or ADP as a phosphorylating agent.

  • Ribonuclease

    [rahy-boh-noo-klee-eys, -eyz, -nyoo-] /ˌraɪ boʊˈnu kliˌeɪs, -ˌeɪz, -ˈnyu-/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of the class of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of RNA. ribonuclease /ˌraɪbəʊˈnjuːkliːˌeɪs; -ˌeɪz/ noun 1. any of a group of enzymes that catalyse the hydrolysis of RNA ribonuclease ri·bo·nu·cle·ase (rī’bō-nōō’klē-ās’, -āz’, -nyōō’-) n. Any of various enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of […]

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