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replicase

[rep-li-keys, -keyz]
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noun
  1. RNA synthetase.

Origin of replicase

First recorded in 1960–65; replic(ate) + -ase
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replicase in Medicine

replicase

(rĕplĭ-kās′, -kāz′)
n.
  1. An enzyme that promotes the synthesis of a complementary RNA molecule from an RNA template.
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