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pyrophosphatase in Medicine

pyrophosphatase

(pī′rə-fŏsfə-tās′, -tāz′)
n.
  1. Any of various enzymes that selectively cleave a pyrophosphate situated between two phosphoric groups, leaving one phosphoric group on each of the two fragments.
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