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cholinesterase

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noun cho·lin·es·ter·ase \ˌkō-lə-ˈnes-tə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\

Definition of cholinesterase

  1. 1 :  acetylcholinesterase

  2. 2 :  an enzyme that hydrolyzes choline esters and that is found especially in blood plasma —called also pseudocholinesterase



1932

First Known Use of cholinesterase

1932


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cholinesterase

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noun cho·lin·es·ter·ase \ˌkō-lə-ˈnes-tə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\

Medical Definition of cholinesterase

  1. 1:  acetylcholinesterase

  2. 2:  an enzyme that hydrolyzes choline esters and that is found especially in blood plasma—called also pseudocholinesterase




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