Medical Definition of Microcide

1. An enzyme which converts glucose into gluconic acid and hydrogen peroxide (H2O2). It is used to help diagnose diabetes by determining if glucose is present in the patients urine, if the glucose is present, the hydrogen peroxide produced in the reaction can be detected by reacting it with an indicator to change the colour of the urine. (09 Oct 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Microcide

microchemistry
microchemists
microchimeric
microchimerism
microchimerisms
microchip
microchipped
microchipping
microchips
microchronometer
microchronometers
microchunk
microchunked
microchunking
microchunks
microcide (current term)
microcin
microcin B17 synthase
microcinema
microcinemas
microcinematography
microcins
microcircuit
microcircuitry
microcircuits
microcirculation
microcirculatory
microcities
microcitoma
microcitomas

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