[rep-li-keys, -keyz]

Origin of replicase

First recorded in 1960–65; replic(ate) + -ase Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

replicase in Medicine


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