oxidoreductase

noun
ox·​i·​do·​re·​duc·​tase | \ ˈäk-sə-dō-ri-ˈdək-ˌtās How to pronounce oxidoreductase (audio) , -ˌtāz \

Definition of oxidoreductase

: an enzyme that catalyzes an oxidation-reduction reaction

First Known Use of oxidoreductase

1922, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for oxidoreductase

oxidation + -o- + reduction + -ase

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“Oxidoreductase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxidoreductase. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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oxidoreductase

noun
ox·​i·​do·​re·​duc·​tase | \ ˈäk-səd-ō-ri-ˈdək-ˌtās, -ˌtāz How to pronounce oxidoreductase (audio) \

Medical Definition of oxidoreductase

: an enzyme that catalyzes an oxidation-reduction reaction

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