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ribonucleoside

[ rahy-boh-noo-klee-uh-sahyd, -nyoo- ]
/ ˌraɪ boʊˈnu kli əˌsaɪd, -ˈnyu- /
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noun Biochemistry.

a ribonucleotide precursor that contains ribose and a purine or pyrimidine base.

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Origin of ribonucleoside

First recorded in 1930–35; ribo(nucleic acid) + nucleoside
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Medical definitions for ribonucleoside

ribonucleoside
[ rī′bō-nōōklē-ə-sīd′ ]

n.

A nucleoside that contains ribose as its sugar component; as in uridine.
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