purina

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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

purina f (plural purinas)

  1. (organic chemistry) purine

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Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Internationalism, inherited from Malay purina, from German Purin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pu.ˈri.na/
  • Rhymes: -na, -a
  • Hyphenation: pu‧ri‧na

Noun[edit]

purina (plural purina-purina, first-person possessive purinaku, second-person possessive purinamu, third-person possessive purinanya)

  1. (organic chemistry) purine: Any of a class of organic heterocyclic compounds, composed of fused pyrimidine and imidazole rings, that constitute one of the two groups of organic nitrogenous bases (the other being the pyrimidines) and are components of nucleic acids.

Usage notes[edit]

Although purina is standard, the form purin has been the dominant form.

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Italian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

purina f (plural purine)

  1. (organic chemistry) purine

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

purina f (plural purinas)

  1. (organic chemistry) purine (heterocyclic compound composed of fused pyrimidine and imidazole rings)

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Purin, from Latin purus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /puˈɾina/ [puˈɾi.na]
  • Rhymes: -ina
  • Hyphenation: pu‧ri‧na

Noun[edit]

purina f (plural purinas)

  1. (organic chemistry) purine
    Coordinate term: pirimidina
    Hyponyms: adenina, guanina

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