phospholipase


phos·pho·li·pase

noun \-ˈlī-ˌpās, -ˌpāz\

Definition of PHOSPHOLIPASE

:  any of several enzymes that hydrolyze lecithins or phosphatidylethanolamines —called also lecithinase

First Known Use of PHOSPHOLIPASE

1945

phos·pho·li·pase

noun \-ˈlī-ˌpās, -ˌpāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHOSPHOLIPASE

: any of several enzymes that hydrolyze lecithins or phosphatidylethanolamines—called also lecithinase

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