[yoo r-i-deen, -din]
- a ribonucleoside composed of ribose and uracil.
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- biochem a nucleoside present in all living cells in a combined form, esp in RNA
Word Origin for uridine
C20: from uro- 1 + -ide + -ine ²
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- A white odorless powder that is the nucleoside of uracil and is important in carbohydrate metabolism.
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