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[rahy-boh-noo-klee-uh-tahyd, -nyoo-] /ˌraɪ boʊˈnu kli əˌtaɪd, -ˈnyu-/
noun, Biochemistry.
an ester, composed of a ribonucleoside and phosphoric acid, that is a constituent of ribonucleic acid.

ribonucleotide ri·bo·nu·cle·o·tide (rī’bō-nōō’klē-ə-tīd’, -nyōō’-)
A nucleotide that contains ribose as its sugar and usually occurs as a component of RNA.


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