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Medical Term:

?-glutamyl hydrolase

Pronunciation: glu'tam'il hi'dro-las

Definition: An enzyme that catalyzes the removal of l-glutamyl residues from pteridine oligoglutamates; used in certain antitumor treatments.

Synonym(s): carboxypeptidase G, ?-glutamate (glutamate ?-) carboxypeptidase

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