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thy·mine / ˈ[unvoicedth]īˌmēn; -min/ • n. Biochem. a compound, C5H6N2O2, that is one of the four constituent bases of nucleic acids. A pyrimidine derivative, it is paired with adenine in double-stranded DNA.

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thymine A pyrimidine derivative and one of the major component bases of nucleotides and the nucleic acid DNA.

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thymine The pyrimidine base that occurs in DNA.

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thymine A pyrimidinebase found in nucleic acids.

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thymine (th'y-meen) n. one of the nitrogen-containing bases (see pyrimidine) occurring in the nucleic acid DNA.

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thymine A pyrimidine base that occurs in DNA.