noun. a glycoside formed by partial hydrolysis of a nucleic acid.
1. Noun, singular or mass Isoprinosine is known as a nucleoside"" aria-label="Link to "nucleoside""> "nucleoside" which is one of the most basic compounds that makes up cells in the body. 2. Adjective This, like so many biological processes, is provided by the phosphate bonds in the nucleoside triphosphates themselves. 3. Adverb When the adenine is joined with a sugar molecule, it becomes a nucleoside called adenosine.