streptodornase

streptodornase

[strep-toh-dawr-neys, -neyz]
noun Biochemistry, Pharmacology.
a deoxyribonuclease, obtained from hemolytic streptococci, used in medicine for decomposing blood clots and fibrinous and purulent matter.
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streptodornase strep·to·dor·nase (strěp'tō-dôr'nās, -nāz)
n.

Abbr. SD An enzyme produced by hemolytic streptococci that is used medicinally, often in combination with streptokinase, to dissolve purulent or fibrinous secretions from infections. Also called dornase.

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