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invertase

noun in·vert·ase \in-ˈvərt-ˌās, ˈin-vərt-, -ˌāz\

Medical Definition of INVERTASE

:  an enzyme found in many microorganisms and plants and in animal intestines that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose—called also invertin, saccharase, sucrase

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