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glucose-6-phosphatase

Pronunciation: glu'kos fos'fa-tas

Definition: A liver enzyme catalyzing the hydrolysis of d-glucose 6-phosphate to d-glucose and orthophosphate; this enzyme is deficient in glycogen storage disease Ia.

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