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A DNA-hydrolyzing enzyme produced by hemolytic streptococci that is used medically, often in combination with streptokinase, to dissolve pus and fibrinous clots or deposits.
[strepto- + d(e)o(xy)r(ibo)n(ucle)ase.]
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|Noun||1.||streptodornase - an enzyme produced by some hemolytic strains of streptococcus that dissolves fibrinous secretions from infections; used medicinally (often in combination with streptokinase)|
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
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