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phosphodiesterase

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

Medical Definition of phosphodiesterase

  1. :  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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