cyclase

noun
cy·​clase | \ ˈsī-ˌklās How to pronounce cyclase (audio) , -ˌklāz\

Definition of cyclase

: an enzyme (such as adenylate cyclase) that catalyzes cyclization of a compound

First Known Use of cyclase

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cyclase

cycl- + -ase

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cyclase

noun
cy·​clase | \ ˈsī-ˌklās, -ˌklāz How to pronounce cyclase (audio) \

Medical Definition of cyclase

: an enzyme (as adenyl cyclase) that catalyzes cyclization of a compound

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