Thymine Definition

thīmēn
noun
A white, crystalline, pyrimidine base, C5H6N2O2, contained in the nucleic acids of all tissue: it links with adenine in the DNA structure.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Thymine

  • thym(ic acid) acid obtained from the thymus –ine

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From thymic + -ine.

    From Wiktionary

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