carbohydrase


car·bo·hy·drase

noun \ˌkär-bō-ˈhī-ˌdrās, -bə-, -ˌdrāz\

Definition of CARBOHYDRASE

:  any of a group of enzymes (as amylase) that promote hydrolysis or synthesis of a carbohydrate (as a disaccharide)

Origin of CARBOHYDRASE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1910

car·bo·hy·drase

noun \ˌkär-bō-ˈhī-ˌdrās, -bə-, -ˌdrāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CARBOHYDRASE

: any of a group of enzymes (as amylase) that promote hydrolysis or synthesis of a carbohydrate (as a disaccharide)

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