amylase


am·y·lase

noun \ˈa-mə-ˌlās, -ˌlāz\

Definition of AMYLASE

:  any of a group of enzymes (as amylopsin) that catalyze the hydrolysis of starch and glycogen or their intermediate hydrolysis products

First Known Use of AMYLASE

1883

am·y·lase

noun \ˈam-ə-ˌlās, -ˌlāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AMYLASE

: any of a group of enzymes (as amylopsin) that catalyze the hydrolysis of starch and glycogen or their intermediate hydrolysis products

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