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Medical Term:

a-fucosidase

Pronunciation: fyu-kos'i-das

Definition: An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of an an a-l-fucoside, producing an alcohol and l-fucose; a deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme will result in fucosidosis.

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