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thymidine

Pronunciation: thi'mi-den

Definition: one of the four major nucleosides in DNA (the others being deoxyadenosine, deoxycytidine, and deoxyguanosine).

Synonym(s): deoxythymidine, thymine deoxyribonucleoside

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