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Medical Term:

guanosine

Pronunciation: gwahn'o-sen, -sin

Definition: 9-ß-d-ribosylguanine (guanine combined through its N-9 with the C-1 of ß-d-ribose); a major constituent of RNA and of guanine nucleotides.

Synonym(s): 9-ß-d-ribofuranosylguanine

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