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The deoxyribose and nitrogen base together form a nucleoside.

Nucleoside=Deoxyribose + Nitrogenous base

The term nucleoside refers to base + sugar

A pentose sugar with the attached Nitrogen base forms a nucleoside

For example,

In DNA,

Nitrogenous base Adenine (A) + deoxyribose = Deoxyadenosine

Deoxyadenosine is a nucleoside which is consists of the base adenine and sugar deoxyribose

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