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purine

pu·rine

purine

 
pronunciation:
pyuh rin [or] pyuh rihn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an organic substance from which is derived compounds such as caffeine and uric acid.
definition 2: any of several derivatives of this substance, esp. the bases that compose nucleic acids such as adenine and guanine.
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