Definition of Endonuclease

Endonuclease: An enzyme that cleaves a nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) at specific sites in the nucleotide base sequence.


Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

Search MedTerms:


Back to MedTerms online medical dictionary A-Z List
Pill Identifier Tool

Need help identifying pills and medications?
Use the pill finder tool on RxList.