Definition of deoxyribonucleic acid in US English:

deoxyribonucleic acid

noun

Origin

1930s: deoxyribonucleic from a blend of deoxyribose and nucleic acid.

Pronunciation

deoxyribonucleic acid

/dēˌäksēˌrībōn(y)o͞oˈklēik ˈasid//diˌɑksiˌraɪboʊn(j)uˈkliɪk ˈæsɪd/