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nucleosidase

[noo-klee-uh-sahy-deys, -deyz, nyoo-] /ˌnu kli əˈsaɪ deɪs, -deɪz, ˌnyu-/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
any of the class of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of nucleosides.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; nucleoside + -ase
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nucleosidase in Medicine

nucleosidase nu·cle·o·si·dase (nōō'klē-ə-sī'dās', -dāz', -klē-ō'sĭ-, nyōō'-)
n.
Any of various enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of nucleosides, releasing their purine or pyrimidine base.

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