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synthetase

[ sin-thuh-teys, -teyz ]
/ ˈsɪn θəˌteɪs, -ˌteɪz /
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noun Biochemistry.
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Origin of synthetase

First recorded in 1947; synthet(ic) + -ase
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Medical definitions for synthetase

synthetase
[ sĭnthĭ-tās′, -tāz′ ]

n.
ligase
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