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nuclease

noun nu·cle·ase \ˈnü-klē-ˌās, ˈnyü-, -ˌāz\

Definition of NUCLEASE

:  any of various enzymes that promote hydrolysis of nucleic acids

First Known Use of NUCLEASE

1902

nuclease

noun nu·cle·ase \ˈn(y)ü-klē-ˌās, -ˌāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NUCLEASE

:  any of various enzymes that promote hydrolysis of nucleic acids

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