ribonucleotide

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ri·bo·nu·cle·o·tide

 (rī′bō-no͞o′klē-ə-tīd′, -nyo͞o′-)
n.
A nucleotide that contains ribose as its sugar and is a component of RNA.

ribonucleotide

(ˌraɪbəʊˈnjuːklɪəˌtaɪd)
n
a nucleotide which contains ribose as its sugar component

ri•bo•nu•cle•o•tide

(ˌraɪ boʊˈnu kli əˌtaɪd, -ˈnyu-)

n.
an ester, composed of a ribonucleoside and phosphoric acid, that is a constituent of ribonucleic acid.
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