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hydroxylase

[ hahy-drok-suh-leys, -leyz ]
/ haɪˈdrɒk səˌleɪs, -ˌleɪz /
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noun Biochemistry.
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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