endonucleolytic


en·do·nu·cleo·lyt·ic

adjective \-ˌnü-klē-ō-ˈli-tik, -ˌnyü-\

Definition of ENDONUCLEOLYTIC

:  cleaving a nucleotide chain into two parts at an internal point <endonucleolytic nicks>

Origin of ENDONUCLEOLYTIC

end- + nucleo- + -lytic
First Known Use: 1967

en·do·nu·cleo·lyt·ic

adjective \-ˌn(y)ü-klē-ō-ˈlit-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ENDONUCLEOLYTIC

: cleaving a nucleotide chain into two parts at an internal point <endonucleolytic nicks>

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