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Noun: deoxyribose  dee,ók-si'rI,bows or dee,ók-si'rI,bowz
  1. A sugar that is a constituent of nucleic acids

Derived forms: deoxyriboses

Type of: carbohydrate, saccharide, sugar

Encyclopedia: Deoxyribose