cytidine monophosphate

noun Biochemistry.

a nucleotide constituent of ribonucleic acids; a phosphoric acid ester of cytidine. Abbreviation: CMP
Also called cytidylic acid. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for cytidylic acid

cytidylic acid

/ (ˌsɪtɪˈdɪlɪk) /


a nucleotide consisting of cytosine, ribose or deoxyribose, and a phosphate group. It is a constituent of DNA or RNAAlso called: cytidine monophosphate
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Medicine definitions for cytidylic acid

cytidylic acid

[ sī′tĭ-dĭlĭk, sĭt′ĭ- ]


A component of RNA that hydrolyzes to yield cytosine, d-ribose, and phosphoric acid.cytidine monophosphate
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