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synthetase

[ sin-thuh-teys, -teyz ]
/ ˈsɪn θəˌteɪs, -ˌteɪz /

noun Biochemistry.

ligase.

Nearby words

synthesise, synthesize, synthesized, synthesizer, synthespian, synthetase, synthetic, synthetic biology, synthetic cubism, synthetic detergent, synthetic division

Origin of synthetase

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

synthetase

[ sĭnthĭ-tās′, -tāz′ ]

n.

ligase
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