alkaline phosphatase


alkaline phosphatase

noun

Definition of ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE

:  any of the phosphatases that are optimally active in alkaline medium and occur in especially high concentrations in bone, the liver, the kidneys, and the placenta

First Known Use of ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE

1948

alkaline phosphatase

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE

: any of the phosphatases (as phosphomonoesterase from blood plasma or milk) optimally active in alkaline medium and occurring in especially high concentrations in bone, the liver, the kidneys, and the placenta

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