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reductase

[ri-duhk-teys, -teyz] /rɪˈdʌk teɪs, -teɪz/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
any enzyme acting as a reducing agent.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; reduct(ion) + -ase
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British Dictionary definitions for reductase

reductase

/rɪˈdʌkteɪz/
noun
1.
any enzyme that catalyses a biochemical reduction reaction
Word Origin
C20: from reduction + -ase
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reductase in Medicine

reductase re·duc·tase (rĭ-dŭk'tās', -tāz')
n.
An enzyme that promotes reduction of an organic compound.

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