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ribonuclease

ribonuclease

noun ri·bo·nu·cle·ase \ˌrī-bō-ˈnü-klē-ˌās, -ˈnyü-, -ˌāz\

Definition of RIBONUCLEASE

:  an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of RNA —called also RNase

First Known Use of RIBONUCLEASE

1938

ribonuclease

noun ri·bo·nu·cle·ase \ˌrī-bō-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ˌās, -ˌāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RIBONUCLEASE

:  an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of RNA—called also RNase

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