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telomerase

noun tel·o·me·rase \te-ˈlō-mə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\

Medical Definition of TELOMERASE

:  a DNA polymerase that is a ribonucleoprotein catalyzing the elongation of chromosomal telomeres in eukaryotic cell division and is particularly active in cancer cells

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May 23, 2015
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