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superoxide dismutase

noun superoxide dis·mu·tase \-ˈdis-myü-ˌtās\

Medical Definition of SUPEROXIDE DISMUTASE

:  a metal-containing antioxidant enzyme that reduces potentially harmful free radicals of oxygen formed during normal metabolic cell processes to oxygen and hydrogen peroxide—abbreviation SOD

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