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cholinesterase

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

Definition of CHOLINESTERASE

2
:  an enzyme that hydrolyzes choline esters and that is found especially in blood plasma —called also pseudocholinesterase
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First Known Use of CHOLINESTERASE

1932
Medical Dictionary

cholinesterase

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

Medical Definition of CHOLINESTERASE

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

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