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Medical Term:

nucleosidases

Pronunciation: nu'kle-o-si'das-ez

Definition: Enzymes (particularly EC subgroup 3.2.2) that catalyze the hydrolysis or phosphorolysis of nucleosides, releasing the purine or pyrimidine base.

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