from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A nucleoside, C10H13N5O4, composed of adenine linked to ribose, that is a structural component of nucleic acids and the major molecular component of ADP, AMP, and ATP.
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- n. A nucleoside derived from adenine and ribose, found in striated muscle tissue.
- n. An instance of adenosine.
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- n. (biochemistry) a nucleoside that is a structural component of nucleic acids; it is present in all living cells in a combined form as a constituent of DNA and RNA and ADP and ATP and AMP
Blend of adenine and ribose.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Blend of adenine + ribose. (Wiktionary)