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deoxyguanosine

Pronunciation: de-oks'e-gwahn'o-sen

Definition: 2'-Deoxyribosylguanine, one of the four major nucleosides of DNA (the others being deoxyadenosine, deoxycytidine, and thymidine). Found to accumulate in individuals with purine nucleoside phosphorylase deficiency.

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