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Medical Term:

6-phytase

Pronunciation: fi'tas

Definition: an enzyme-hydrolyzing phytic acid, removing the 6-phosphoric group, thus producing orthophosphate and 1l-myo-1,2,3,4,5-pentakisphosphate.

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