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Medical Term:

adenyl cyclase

Pronunciation: ad′e-nil sī′klās

Definition: An enzyme that converts adenosine monophosphate to 3′,5′-cyclic adenosine monophosphate, an intracellular second messenger of neural and hormonal activation.

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