deoxyribonuclease

noun
de·​oxy·​ri·​bo·​nu·​cle·​ase | \ (ˌ)dē-ˈäk-si-ˌrī-bō-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ˌās How to pronounce deoxyribonuclease (audio) , -ˌāz \

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First Known Use of deoxyribonuclease

1946, in the meaning defined above

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“Deoxyribonuclease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deoxyribonuclease. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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deoxyribonuclease

noun
de·​oxy·​ri·​bo·​nu·​cle·​ase | \ (ˈ)dē-ˈäk-si-ˌrī-bō-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ˌās, -ˌāz How to pronounce deoxyribonuclease (audio) \
variants: also desoxyribonuclease \ (ˈ)des-​ How to pronounce desoxyribonuclease (audio) \

Medical Definition of deoxyribonuclease

: an enzyme that hydrolyzes DNA to nucleotides

called also DNase

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