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Noun: adenosine  u'de-nu,seen
  1. (biochemistry) a nucleoside that is a structural component of nucleic acids; it is present in all living cells in a combined form as a constituent of DNA and RNA and ADP and ATP and AMP

Derived forms: adenosines

Type of: nucleoside

Encyclopedia: Adenosine