Dictionary

lactate dehydrogenase

noun

Definition of LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE

:  any of a group of isoenzymes that catalyze reversibly the conversion of pyruvic acid to lactic acid —called also lactic dehydrogenase

First Known Use of LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE

1966
Medical Dictionary

lactate dehydrogenase

noun

Medical Definition of LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE

:  any of a group of isoenzymes that catalyze reversibly the conversion of pyruvic acid to lactic acid, are found especially in the liver, kidneys, striated muscle, and the myocardium, and tend to accumulate in the body when these organs or tissues are diseased or injured—called also lactic dehydrogenase

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: lacteal (adjective)Previous Word in the Dictionary: lactate (verb)All Words Near: lactate dehydrogenase
July 03, 2015
interpellate Hear it
to formally question a public official
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears