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orotidylic acid

Pronunciation: o-rot'i-dil'ik as'id

Definition: an intermediate in the biosynthesis of the pyrimidine nucleosides (cytidine and uridine) that are found in nucleic acids.

Synonym(s): orotidine 5'-monophosphate

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