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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An oxidoreductase that catalyzes the incorporation of molecular oxygen into its substrate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An enzyme which catalyses biochemical reactions with oxygen.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an oxidoreductase that catalyzes the incorporation of molecular oxygen

Etymologies

From German Oxygenase, corresponding to oxygen + -ase. (Wiktionary)

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