(dôrˈnāsˌ ălˈfə, -nāzˌ)
A genetically engineered enzyme used to hydrolyze the DNA in bronchial mucus, facilitating its expectoration, in the treatment of cystic fibrosis.
Origin: Alteration of (recombinant human) d(e)o(xy)r(ibo)n(ucle)ase (1)
Origin: + alteration of alpha
Learn more about dornase alfa