dinucleotide

[ dahy-noo-klee-uh-tahyd, -nyoo- ]
/ daɪˈnu kli əˌtaɪd, -ˈnyu- /

noun Biochemistry.

a molecule composed of two nucleotide subunits.

Nearby words

  1. dinosaurian,
  2. dinosaurs,
  3. dinothere,
  4. dinotherium,
  5. dint,
  6. dinwiddie,
  7. dinwiddie, robert,
  8. dio cassius,
  9. dio chrysostom,
  10. dioc.

Origin of dinucleotide

First recorded in 1925–30; di-1 + nucleotide

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Medicine definitions for dinucleotide

dinucleotide

[ dī-nōōklē-ə-tīd′ ]

n.

A nucleotide molecule that consists of a combination of two nucleotide units.

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