endonucleolytic

adjective
en·​do·​nu·​cleo·​lyt·​ic | \ ˌen-dō-ˌnü-klē-ō-ˈli-tik How to pronounce endonucleolytic (audio) , -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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endonucleolytic. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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endonucleolytic

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

Medical Definition of endonucleolytic

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

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