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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

res·i·due

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

(rez'i-dū)
That which remains after removal of one or more substances.
Synonym(s): residuum.
[L. residuum]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Residue

Traces that remain after most of the rest of the material is gone.
Mentioned in: Antiseptics
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

res·i·due

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