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deoxyuridine

Pronunciation: de-oks'e-yur'i-den

Definition: A derivative of uridine in which one or more of the hydroxyl groups on the ribose moiety has been replaced by a hydrogen; 2'-deoxyuridine is a rare naturally occurring deoxynucleoside.

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