Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

maltase

play
noun malt·ase \ˈmȯl-ˌtās, -ˌtāz\

Definition of maltase

  1. :  an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of maltose to glucose




Medical Dictionary

maltase

play
noun malt·ase \ˈmȯl-ˌtās, -ˌtāz\

Medical Definition of maltase

  1. :  an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of maltose to glucose




Learn More about maltase

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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up maltase? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a representation of something

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

confounded-person

Which is a synonym of indolent?

lazy frenetic melancholy philistine
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ