deoxyribonucleic etymology

English word deoxyribonucleic comes from English deoxyribose, English nucleic

Detailed word origin of deoxyribonucleic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
deoxyribose English (eng) (carbohydrate) A derivative of the pentose sugar ribose in which the 2' hydroxyl (-OH) is reduced to a hydrogen (H); it is a constituent of the nucleotides that constitute the biopolymer, deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA.
nucleic English (eng) Referring to the nucleus of something. (As nucleic acids are found in the nucleus of cells.).
deoxyribonucleic English (eng) (genetics) Of or pertaining to deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) or its derivatives.

Words with the same origin as deoxyribonucleic

Descendants of deoxyribose
Descendants of nucleic
TNA ribozyme