[ok-si-deys, -deyz] /ˈɒk sɪˌdeɪs, -ˌdeɪz/

noun, Biochemistry.
any of a class of oxidoreductases that catalyze the oxidation of a substrate by molecular oxygen with the formation, in most cases, of hydrogen peroxide.
/ˈɒksɪˌdeɪs; -ˌdeɪz/
any of a group of enzymes that bring about biological oxidation

oxidase ox·i·dase (ŏk’sĭ-dās’, -dāz’)
Any of a group of enzymes that catalyze oxidation, especially an enzyme that reacts with molecular oxygen to catalyze the oxidation of a substrate.


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