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ox•i•dase



Pronunciation: (ok'si-dās", -dāz"), [key]
n. Biochem.
any of a class of oxidoreductases that catalyze the oxidation of a substrate by molecular oxygen with the formation, in most cases, of hydrogen peroxide.

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