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noun my·e·lo·per·ox·i·dase \ˌmī-ə-lō-pə-ˈräk-sə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz\

Medical Definition of myeloperoxidase

  1. :  a green peroxidase of phagocytic cells (as neutrophils and monocytes) that is held to assist in bactericidal activity by catalyzing the oxidation of ionic halogen to free halogen

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