diaphorase

noun
di·​aph·​o·​rase | \ dī-ˈa-fə-ˌrās How to pronounce diaphorase (audio) , -ˌrāz \

Definition of diaphorase

: a flavoprotein enzyme capable of oxidizing the reduced form of NAD

First Known Use of diaphorase

1938, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for diaphorase

International Scientific Vocabulary diaphor- (from Greek diaphoros different, from diapherein to differ, from dia- + pherein to carry) + -ase — more at bear

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“Diaphorase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diaphorase. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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diaphorase

noun
di·​aph·​o·​rase | \ dī-ˈaf-ə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz How to pronounce diaphorase (audio) \

Medical Definition of diaphorase

: a flavoprotein enzyme capable of oxidizing the reduced form of NAD

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