ribonucleic acid
Noun

ribonucleic acid (abbreviation RNA)

  1. (biochemistry) A derivative of DNA having ribose in place of deoxyribose, and uracil in place of thymine; its primary function is in the transcription of genetic material and subsequent synthesis of protein.
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