cytosine

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After German Cytosin, cyto- +‎ -ose +‎ -ine.

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cytosine (plural cytosines)

  1. (biochemistry) A heterocyclic base, 4-aminopyrimidin-2(1H)-one, which pairs with guanine in DNA and RNA

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