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Medical Term:

3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase

Pronunciation: hi-drok'se-as'il de'hi-dro'jen-a

Definition: an enzyme catalyzing the oxidation of an l-3-hydroxyacyl-CoA to a 3-ketoacyl-CoA with the concomitant reduction of NAD+; one of the enzymes of the ß oxidation of fatty acids.

Synonym(s): ß-ketohydrogenase, ß-ketoreductase

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