phenol oxidase

noun

Medical Definition of phenol oxidase

: any of various copper-containing enzymes that promote the oxidation of phenols

called also phenolase

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“Phenol oxidase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phenol%20oxidase. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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