oxidoreductase


ox·i·do·re·duc·tase

noun \ˈäk-sə-dō-ri-ˈdək-ˌtās, -ˌtāz\

Definition of OXIDOREDUCTASE

:  an enzyme that catalyzes an oxidation-reduction reaction

Origin of OXIDOREDUCTASE

oxidation + -o- + reduction + -ase
First Known Use: 1922

ox·i·do·re·duc·tase

noun \ˈäk-səd-ō-ri-ˈdək-ˌtās, -ˌtāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OXIDOREDUCTASE

: an enzyme that catalyzes an oxidation-reduction reaction

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