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Medical Term:

alcohol dehydrogenase (acceptor)

Pronunciation: al′kŏ-hol dē-hī′droj′e-nās ak-sep′tōr

Definition

An oxidoreductase that reversibly converts primary alcohols to aldehydes with a hydride acceptor other than NAD+ or NADP+.

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