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arabinoside

[ ar-uh-bin-uh-sahyd, uh-rab-uh-nuh- ]

noun

, Biochemistry.
  1. a glycoside of arabinose, especially any of those used in antiviral therapy as structural analogs of ribonucleosides.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of arabinoside1

First recorded in 1925–30; arabinose + -ide ( def )

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