dideoxynucleotide etymology

English word dideoxynucleotide comes from English deoxynucleotide, English di-

Detailed word origin of dideoxynucleotide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
deoxynucleotide English (eng) (biochemistry, genetics) Any nucleotide that contains a deoxy sugar.
di- English (eng) (uncommon) Alternative form of dis-. Two, twice, or double A form of dia- before a vowel.
dideoxynucleotide English (eng) (biochemistry) Any nucleotide formed from a deoxynucleotide by loss of a second hydroxy group from the deoxyribose group. (biochemistry) Any oligonucleotide consisting of two deoxynucleotides.

Words with the same origin as dideoxynucleotide

Descendants of deoxynucleotide
ddNTP deoxynucleotyl
Descendants of di-
benzodiazepine diallylic diaryl diasterane diazepam dicadmium dichromic acid didendron diepoxy diester diethyl difunctional digirth dilithium dimethyl dimorph diniobium diode dioxide dipetalous dipyridine discandium dizygous morphine diglucuronide radon difluoride