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carboxylase

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

Definition of carboxylase

  1. :  an enzyme that catalyzes decarboxylation or carboxylation



Origin and Etymology of carboxylase

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1911


Medical Dictionary

carboxylase

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

Medical Definition of carboxylase

  1. :  an enzyme that catalyzes decarboxylation or carboxylation




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