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hydro-lyase in Medicine

hydro-lyase hy·dro-ly·ase (hī'drō-lī'ās', -āz')
n.
Any of a class of lyase enzymes that catalyze the removal of water from a molecule leading to formation of new double bonds within the affected molecule.

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