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Pronunciation: de-oks'e-ri'bo-nu'kle-o-tid

Definition: A nucleotide component of DNA containing 2-deoxy-d-ribose; the phosphoric ester of deoxyribonucleoside; formed in nucleotide biosynthesis.

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