nucleotidase

noun
nu·​cle·​o·​tid·​ase | \ ˌnü-klē-ə-ˈtī-ˌdās How to pronounce nucleotidase (audio) , ˌnyü-, -ˌdāz \

Definition of nucleotidase

: a phosphatase that promotes hydrolysis of a nucleotide (as into a nucleoside and phosphoric acid)

First Known Use of nucleotidase

1911, in the meaning defined above

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“Nucleotidase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nucleotidase. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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nucleotidase

noun
nu·​cle·​o·​tid·​ase | \ ˌn(y)ü-klē-ə-ˈtīd-ˌās, -ˌāz How to pronounce nucleotidase (audio) \

Medical Definition of nucleotidase

: a phosphatase that promotes hydrolysis of a nucleotide (as into a nucleoside and phosphoric acid)

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