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oxidoreductase

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noun ox·i·do·re·duc·tase \ˈäk-sə-dō-ri-ˈdək-ˌtās, -ˌtāz\

Definition of oxidoreductase

  1. :  an enzyme that catalyzes an oxidation-reduction reaction



Origin and Etymology of oxidoreductase

oxidation + -o- + reduction + -ase


First Known Use: 1922


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oxidoreductase

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noun ox·i·do·re·duc·tase \ˈäk-səd-ō-ri-ˈdək-ˌtās, -ˌtāz\

Medical Definition of oxidoreductase

  1. :  an enzyme that catalyzes an oxidation-reduction reaction




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