[ sit-i-deen, -din, sahy-ti- ]
/ ˈsɪt ɪˌdin, -dɪn, ˈsaɪ tɪ- /
a white crystalline powder, C9H13N3O5, that is a ribonucleoside consisting of d-ribose and cytosine.
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Origin of cytidine
<German Cytidin (1910), equivalent to cyt-cyto- + -idin suffix of organic compounds
OTHER WORDS FROM cytidinecyt·i·dyl·ic [sit-i-dil-ik, sahy-ti-], /ˌsɪt ɪˈdɪl ɪk, ˌsaɪ tɪ-/, adjective
Words nearby cytidine
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British Dictionary definitions for cytidine
/ (ˈsɪtɪˌdaɪn) /
biochem a nucleoside formed by the condensation of cytosine and ribose
Word Origin for cytidine
C20: from cyto- + -ide + -ine ²
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Medical definitions for cytidine
[ sī′tĭ-dēn′ ]
A white crystalline nucleoside composed of one molecule each of cytosine and ribose.cytosine ribonucleoside
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