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deoxyribonucleoside

[ dee-ok-si-rahy-boh-noo-klee-uh-sahyd, -nyoo- ]
/ diˌɒk sɪˌraɪ boʊˈnu kli əˌsaɪd, -ˈnyu- /
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noun Biochemistry.
a compound composed of deoxyribose and either a purine or a pyrimidine.
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Origin of deoxyribonucleoside

First recorded in 1965–70; deoxyribo(nucleic acid) + nucleoside
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