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lactase

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noun lac·tase \ˈlak-ˌtās, -ˌtāz\

Definition of lactase

  1. :  an enzyme that hydrolyzes beta-galactosides (as lactose) and occurs especially in the intestines of young mammals and in yeasts




Medical Dictionary

lactase

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noun lac·tase \ˈlak-ˌtās, -ˌtāz\

Medical Definition of lactase

  1. :  an enzyme that hydrolyzes especially lactose to glucose and galactose and occurs especially in the intestines of young mammals and in yeasts




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of lactase Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about lactase


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