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oxidase

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noun ox·i·dase \ˈäk-sə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz\

Definition of oxidase

  1. :  any of various enzymes that catalyze oxidations; especially :  one able to react directly with molecular oxygen

oxidasic play \ˌäk-sə-ˈdā-sik, -zik\ adjective


Origin of oxidase

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1896


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oxidase

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noun ox·i·dase \ˈäk-sə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz\

Medical Definition of oxidase

  1. :  any of various enzymes that catalyze oxidations; especially :  one able to react directly with molecular oxygen




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