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hydroxylase

[hahy-drok-suh-leys, -leyz]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. any enzyme that catalyzes the introduction of a hydroxyl group into a substance.
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Origin of hydroxylase

First recorded in 1950–55; hydroxyl + -ase
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hydroxylase in Medicine

hydroxylase

(hī-drŏksə-lās′, -lāz′)
n.
  1. Any of various enzymes that catalyze the formation of hydroxyl groups by oxidation of the substrate.
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