peroxidase

noun per·ox·i·dase \ pə-ˈräk-sə-ˌdās , -ˌdāz \

Definition of peroxidase

: an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of various substances by peroxides

First Known Use of peroxidase

1900


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peroxidase

noun per·ox·i·dase \ pə-ˈräk-sə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz \

medical Definition of peroxidase

: an enzyme occurring especially in plants, milk, and white blood cells and consisting of a protein complex with hematin groups that catalyzes the oxidation of various substances by peroxides

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