hydrogenase

noun
hy·​drog·​e·​nase | \hī-ˈdrä-jə-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\

Definition of hydrogenase 

: an enzyme of various microorganisms that promotes the formation and utilization of gaseous hydrogen

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The hydrogenase also dramatically improves the amount of energy that’s produced and stored. Fox News, "Scientists invent way to create 'unlimited renewable energy'," 7 Sep. 2018

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1900, in the meaning defined above

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hydrogenase

noun
hy·​drog·​e·​nase | \hī-ˈdräj-ə-ˌnās, -ˌnāz \

Medical Definition of hydrogenase 

: an enzyme of various microorganisms that promotes the formation and utilization of gaseous hydrogen

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