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English noun: nucleic acid

1. nucleic acid (substance) (biochemistry) any of various macromolecules composed of nucleotide chains that are vital constituents of all living cells


Broader (hypernym)macromolecule, supermolecule


Part meronymdeoxyribonucleic acid, desoxyribonucleic acid, DNA, ribonucleic acid, RNA


Domain categorybiochemistry









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