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peroxidase

noun per·ox·i·dase \pə-ˈräk-sə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz\

Definition of PEROXIDASE

:  an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of various substances by peroxides
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First Known Use of PEROXIDASE

1900
Medical Dictionary

peroxidase

noun per·ox·i·dase \pə-ˈräk-sə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz\

Medical Definition of PEROXIDASE

:  an enzyme occurring especially in plants, milk, and white blood cells and consisting of a protein complex with hematin groups that catalyzes the oxidation of various substances by peroxides

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