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in·o·sine(ĭn′ə-sēn′, -sĭn, ī′nə-)
A nucleoside that is involved in purine metabolism, as a precursor and a metabolite of adenosine.
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(Biochemistry) biochem a nucleoside, C10H12N4O5, formed from the attachment of hypoxanthine to a ribose ring, and which is used as a temporary source of sugar during kidney transportation
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|Noun||1.||inosine - a nucleoside that is formed by the deamination of adenosine; used in kidney transplantation to provide a temporary source of sugar|
nucleoside - a glycoside formed by partial hydrolysis of a nucleic acid
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