Definition of myeloperoxidase in English:

myeloperoxidase

noun

Biochemistry
  • A greenish peroxidase occurring in granules within myelocytes and in some of the blood cells into which they differentiate, especially neutrophils.

Origin

1940s. From myelo- + peroxidase.

Pronunciation

myeloperoxidase

/ˌmʌɪələ(ʊ)pəˈrɒksɪdeɪz/