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DNA polymerase

noun
1.
any of a class of enzymes involved in the synthesis of deoxyribonucleic acid from its deoxyribonucleoside triphosphate precursors.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; polymer + -ase
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DNA polymerase  
Any of various enzymes that function in the replication and repair of DNA by catalyzing the linking of nucleotides in a specific order, using single-stranded DNA as a template.
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DNA polymerase [(pol-uh-muh-rays)]

An enzyme that assembles new DNA by copying an existing strand.

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