endonucleolytic

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

Definition of endonucleolytic

  1. :  cleaving a nucleotide chain into two parts at an internal point <endonucleolytic nicks>

Origin and Etymology of endonucleolytic

end- + nucleo- + -lytic


First Known Use: 1967


Medical Dictionary

endonucleolytic

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

Medical Definition of endonucleolytic

  1. :  cleaving a nucleotide chain into two parts at an internal point <endonucleolytic nicks>


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