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Medical Term:

ribonucleotide

Pronunciation: ri'bo-nu'kle-o-tid

Definition: A nucleotide (nucleoside phosphate) in which the sugar component is ribose; the major ribonucleotides of RNA are adenylic acid, cytidylic acid, guanylic acid, and uridylic acid.

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