Meaning of carbonic anhydrase

carbon'ic an•hy'drase

Pronunciation: (an-hī'drās, -drāz), [key]
— Biochem. Biochem.
  1. an enzyme that catalyzes the reversible combination of carbon dioxide with water in red blood cells.
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