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carboxylase

noun car·box·yl·ase \kär-ˈbäk-sə-ˌlās, -ˌlāz\

Definition of CARBOXYLASE

:  an enzyme that catalyzes decarboxylation or carboxylation

Origin of CARBOXYLASE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1911

carboxylase

noun car·box·yl·ase \kär-ˈbäk-sə-ˌlās, -ˌlāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CARBOXYLASE

:  an enzyme that catalyzes decarboxylation or carboxylation

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