ATPase


ATPase

noun \ˌā-ˌtē-ˈpē-ˌās, -ˌāz\

Definition of ATPASE

:  an enzyme that hydrolyzes ATP; especially :  one that hydrolyzes ATP to ADP and inorganic phosphate

First Known Use of ATPASE

1946

ATPase

noun \ˌā-ˌtē-ˈpē-ˌās, -ˌāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ATPASE

: an enzyme that hydrolyzes ATP; especially : one that hydrolyzes ATP to ADP and inorganic phosphate—called also adenosine triphosphatase

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