nuclease


nu·cle·ase

noun \ˈnü-klē-ˌās, ˈnyü-, -ˌāz\

Definition of NUCLEASE

:  any of various enzymes that promote hydrolysis of nucleic acids

First Known Use of NUCLEASE

1902

nu·cle·ase

noun \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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