dioxygenase

[dī-ŏksĭ-jə-nās′, -nāz′]

n.

Any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the insertion of an oxygen molecule into an organic substrate.

Nearby words

  1. diovulatory,
  2. dioxan,
  3. dioxane,
  4. dioxide,
  5. dioxin,
  6. dip,
  7. dip circle,
  8. dip fault,
  9. dip into,
  10. dip needle


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