[dee-ok-si-rahy-boh-noo-klee-uh-sahyd, -nyoo-]

noun Biochemistry.

a compound composed of deoxyribose and either a purine or a pyrimidine.

Origin of deoxyribonucleoside

First recorded in 1965–70; deoxyribo(nucleic acid) + nucleoside Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

deoxyribonucleoside in Medicine




A nucleoside containing deoxyribose that is a constituent of DNA.
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