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Medical Term:

pyrimidine 5'-nucleotidase


an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a pyrimidine-nucleoside 5'-monophosphate to produce orthophosphate and the pyrimidine nucleoside; a deficiency of this enzyme results in accumulation of pyrimidine nucleotides leading to hemolytic anemia.

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