a nucleotide constituent of ribonucleic acids; a phosphoric acid ester of cytidine. Abbreviation: CMP
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Also called cytidylic acid.
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British Dictionary definitions for 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
[ sī′tĭ-dĭl′ĭk, sĭt′ĭ- ]
A component of RNA that hydrolyzes to yield cytosine, d-ribose, and phosphoric acid.cytidine monophosphate
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