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residue

 [rez´ĭ-doo]
a remainder; that which remains after the removal of other substances; in organic chemistry a portion of a molecule that is incorporated into another molecule, e.g., an amino acid residue of a polypeptide.

res·i·due

(rez'i-dū),
That which remains after removal of one or more substances.
Synonym(s): residuum
[L. residuum]

res·i·due

(rez'i-dū)
That which remains after removal of one or more substances.
Synonym(s): residuum.
[L. residuum]

residue

  1. a MONOMER that is joined to others in a POLYMER, for example an AMINO ACID in a POLYPEPTIDE CHAIN, a NUCLEOTIDE in a POLYNUCLEOTIDE CHAIN.
  2. the remainder, such as the substance left on the filter in the process of filtration; the amount of pesticide remaining on plant material or in soils at given times after application.

Residue

Traces that remain after most of the rest of the material is gone.
Mentioned in: Antiseptics

res·i·due

(rez'i-dū)
That which remains after removal of one or more substances.
[L. residuum]