uracil

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From uro- +‎ ac(etic) +‎ -ile. Coined in 1885 to denote its association with uric acid.

Noun[edit]

uracil (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) One of the bases of RNA, pairing with adenine.

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  • U (symbol)

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

uracil m

  1. uracil

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

uracil m (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) uracil (one of the bases of RNA)