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a combining form meaning “deoxygenated,” used in the formation of compound words: deoxyribose.

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Also desoxy-.
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British Dictionary definitions for deoxy-

deoxy-

desoxy-


combining form

indicating the presence of less oxygen than in a specified related compounddeoxyribonucleic acid
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Medical definitions for deoxy-

deoxy-

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Losing one or more atoms of oxygen:deoxyadenosine.
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