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Medical Term:

catechol 2,3-dioxygenase

Pronunciation: kat′ĕ-kol dē-oks′ē-jen′ās

Definition: An oxidoreductase oxidizing catechol, with O2, to 2-hydroxymuconate semialdehyde.

Synonym(s): metapyrocatechase

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