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hydrolase

noun hy·dro·lase \ˈhī-drə-ˌlās, -ˌlāz\

Definition of HYDROLASE

:  a hydrolytic enzyme
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Origin of HYDROLASE

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin hydrolysis + International Scientific Vocabulary -ase
First Known Use: 1910
Medical Dictionary

hydrolase

noun hy·dro·lase \ˈhī-drə-ˌlās, -ˌlāz\

Medical Definition of HYDROLASE

:  a hydrolytic enzyme (as an esterase)

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