[noo-klee-uh-sahy-deys, -deyz, nyoo-]
- any of the class of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of nucleosides.
Origin of nucleosidase
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(nōō′klē-ə-sī′dās′, -dāz′, -klē-ō′sĭ-)
- Any of various enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of nucleosides, releasing their purine or pyrimidine base.
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