oxidoreductase

or ox·i·do-re·duc·tase

[ ok-si-doh-ri-duhk-teys, -teyz ]

nounBiochemistry.
  1. any of a class of enzymes that act as a catalyst, some of them conjointly, causing the oxidation and reduction of compounds.

Origin of oxidoreductase

1
First recorded in 1920–25; oxide + -o- + reductase

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