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decarboxylase

decarboxylase

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

Definition of DECARBOXYLASE

:  any of a group of enzymes that accelerate decarboxylation especially of amino acids

First Known Use of DECARBOXYLASE

1940

decarboxylase

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

Medical Definition of DECARBOXYLASE

:  any of a group of enzymes that accelerate decarboxylation especially of amino acids

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