lactate dehydrogenase


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

lactate dehydrogenase

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

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

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