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esterase

noun es·ter·ase \ˈes-tə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\

Definition of ESTERASE

:  an enzyme that accelerates the hydrolysis or synthesis of esters

First Known Use of ESTERASE

1910

esterase

noun es·ter·ase \ˈes-tə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ESTERASE

:  an enzyme that accelerates the hydrolysis or synthesis of esters

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