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Noun: thymine  'thI,meen
  1. A base found in DNA (but not in RNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
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Derived forms: thymines

Type of: pyrimidine

Part of: deoxyribonucleic acid, desoxyribonucleic acid, DNA

Encyclopedia: Thymine