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Medical Term:

deoxyribonuclease

Pronunciation: de-oks'e-ri'bo-nu'kle-as

Definition: Any enzyme (phosphodiesterase) hydrolyzing phosphodiester bonds in DNA.

See Also: endonuclease, nuclease

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