RNase

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noun RN·ase \ˌär-ˈen-ˌās, -ˌāz\
variants: or less commonly

RNAase

play \ˌär-(ˌ)en-ˈā-ˌās, -ˈā-ˌāz\

Definition of RNase

Origin and Etymology of rnase

RNA + -ase


First Known Use: 1948


Medical Dictionary

RNase

noun RN·ase
variants: or

RNAase

\ˌär-ˌen-ˈā-ˌās, -ˈā-ˌāz\play

Medical Definition of RNase


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