Complete Definition of "cytosine"

English
Etymology
After German Cytosin, from cyto- + -ose + -ine.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ˈsaɪtəsaɪn/

Noun
en-noun

  1. biochemistry A base, C<sub>4</sub>H<sub>5</sub>N<sub>3</sub>O, which pairs with guanine in DNA and RNA.

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