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"ribonucleic acid" in British English

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ribonucleic acidnoun [U]

uk   /ˌraɪ.bəʊ.njuː.kliː.ɪkˈæs.ɪd/  us   /-boʊ.nuː.kliː-/ (abbreviation RNA) specialized
an ​importantchemicalpresent in all ​livingcells
(Definition of ribonucleic acid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ribonucleic acidnoun [C/U]

 /ˌrɑɪ·boʊ·nʊˌkli·ɪk ˈæs·ɪd, -ˌkleɪ·ɪk/
biology RNA
(Definition of ribonucleic acid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ribonucleic acid”
in Spanish Ácido Ribonucleico…
in Vietnamese acid ribonucleic…
in Malaysian asid ribonukleik…
in Thai กรดไรโบนิวคลีอิก (อาร์เอ็นเอ)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 核糖核酸…
in Indonesian RNA, asam ribonukleat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 核糖核酸…
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