nucleic acid

Definition of nucleic acid

nu`cle´ic ac´id   Pronunciation: nŌ`klā´ĭk ăs´ĭd or nŌ`klē´ĭk
n.1.(Chem., Biochem., Genetics) A natural or synthetic polymer consisting of chains of ribonucleotide or deoxyribonucleotide units.

Related Words

biochemistry, deoxyribonucleic acid, desoxyribonucleic acid, DNA, macromolecule, ribonucleic acid, RNA, supermolecule
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