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lipase

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noun li·pase \ˈlī-ˌpās, -ˌpāz\

Definition of lipase

  1. :  an enzyme that hydrolyzes glycerides




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lipase

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noun li·pase \ˈlip-ˌās, ˈlīp-, -ˌāz\

Medical Definition of lipase

  1. :  any enzyme (as one secreted by the pancreas) that catalyzes the breakdown of fats and lipoproteins usually into fatty acids and glycerol




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


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