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phosphomonoesterase

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noun phos·pho·mono·es·ter·ase \-ˌmä-nō-ˈes-tə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\

Definition of phosphomonoesterase

  1. :  a phosphatase that acts on monoesters



1932

First Known Use of phosphomonoesterase

1932


Medical Dictionary

phosphomonoesterase

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noun phos·pho·mono·es·ter·ase \-ˌmän-ō-ˈes-tə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\

Medical Definition of phosphomonoesterase

  1. :  a phosphatase that acts on monoesters (as glucose phosphate)




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