endonucleolytic

adjective
en·​do·​nu·​cleo·​lyt·​ic | \ˌen-dō-ˌnü-klē-ō-ˈli-tik, -ˌnyü-\

Definition of endonucleolytic 

: cleaving a nucleotide chain into two parts at an internal point endonucleolytic nicks

First Known Use of endonucleolytic

1967, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for endonucleolytic

end- + nucleo- + -lytic

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endonucleolytic

adjective
en·​do·​nu·​cleo·​lyt·​ic | \-ˌn(y)ü-klē-ō-ˈlit-ik \

Medical Definition of endonucleolytic 

: cleaving a nucleotide chain into two parts at an internal point endonucleolytic nicks

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