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Medical Term:

nucleotidases

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

Definition: Enzymes (EC 3.1.3.x) that catalyze the hydrolysis of nucleotides into phosphoric acid and nucleosides; specificities are indicated by prefixes 3'- and 5'-.

Synonym(s): nucleophosphatases

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