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phosphodiesterase

noun phos·pho·di·es·ter·ase \-dī-ˈes-tə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\

Definition of PHOSPHODIESTERASE

:  a phosphatase (as from snake venom) that acts on diesters (as some nucleotides) to hydrolyze only one of the two ester groups

First Known Use of PHOSPHODIESTERASE

1932
Medical Dictionary

phosphodiesterase

noun phos·pho·di·es·ter·ase \-dī-ˈes-tə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\

Medical Definition of PHOSPHODIESTERASE

:  a phosphatase (as from snake venom) that acts on diesters (as some nucleotides) to hydrolyze only one of the two ester groups

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