Dictionary

diaphorase

noun di·aph·o·rase \dī-ˈa-fə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\

Definition of DIAPHORASE

:  a flavoprotein enzyme capable of oxidizing the reduced form of NAD

Origin of DIAPHORASE

International Scientific Vocabulary diaphor- (from Greek diaphoros different, from diapherein to differ, from dia- + pherein to carry) + -ase — more at bear
First Known Use: 1938

diaphorase

noun di·aph·o·rase \dī-ˈaf-ə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DIAPHORASE

:  a flavoprotein enzyme capable of oxidizing the reduced form of NAD

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: diaphoresisPrevious Word in the Dictionary: diaphonyAll Words Near: diaphorase
May 03, 2015
predicate Hear it
to base (something) on something else
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears