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Related / Similar Words: A, type A, group A, ampere, amp, angstrom, angstrom unit, adenine, deoxyadenosine monophosphate, vitamin A, antiophthalmic factor, axerophthol

 

Definition:
  • the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;
  • the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;
  • the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d''Unites; "a typical household circuit carries 15 to 50 amps";
  • a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;
  • (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;
  • one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);
  • any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes;

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    Hyponyms: vitamin A1, retinol, vitamin A2, dehydroretinol

     

    Substance Meronyms: deoxyribonucleic acid, desoxyribonucleic acid, DNA, ribonucleic acid, RNA

     

    Part Meronyms: abampere, abamp, nanometer, nanometre, nm, millimicron, micromillimeter, micromillimetre

     

    Member Meronyms: Roman alphabet, Latin alphabet

     

     
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