from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A white crystalline nucleoside, C9H13N3O5, composed of one molecule each of cytosine and ribose.
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- n. A nucleoside consisting of cytosine linked to ribose
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- n. a nucleoside component of DNA; composed of cytosine and deoxyribose
cyt(o)- + -id(e) + -ine2.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)