abasic

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Etymology 1[edit]

abasia (not step condition) +‎ -ic (having the nature of)

Adjective[edit]

abasic (not comparable)

  1. (medicine) Of, pertaining to or caused by abasia.
  2. (biochemistry, of a site in a DNA molecule) That has neither a purine nor a pyrimidine base.
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Etymology 2[edit]

a- +‎ basic

Adjective[edit]

abasic (not comparable)

  1. (genetics, biochemistry) Missing a nucleotide base
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