pyrimidine

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a chemical belonging to a group derived from pyrimidine that includes the bases cytosine, thymine, and uracil found in RNA and DNA

Food

  • noun a biologically significant derivative of pyrimidine, especially the bases cytosine, thymine and uracil found in RNA and DNA

Medical

  • noun a strong-smelling nitrogenous based compound with a six-sided ring structure that is the parent compound of several biologically important substances
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