exonucleolytic

adjective

exo·​nu·​cleo·​lyt·​ic ˌek-sō-ˌn(y)ü-klē-ə-ˈlit-ik How to pronounce exonucleolytic (audio)
: cleaving a nucleotide chain at a point adjacent to one of its ends

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“Exonucleolytic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/exonucleolytic. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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