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Noun: cytosine  'sI-tu,seen
  1. A base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine
    - C

Derived forms: cytosines

Type of: pyrimidine

Part of: deoxyribonucleic acid, desoxyribonucleic acid, DNA, ribonucleic acid, RNA

Encyclopedia: Cytosine