Medical Dictionary


noun poly·ga·lac·tu·ro·nase
\-ˌga-ˌlak-ˈt(y)r-ə-ˌnās, -gə-ˈlak-tyər-ə-, -ˌnāz\

Medical Definition of POLYGALACTURONASE

:  an enzyme that hydrolyzes the glycosidic linkages of polymerized galacturonic acids (as pectic acid) and that occurs especially in microorganisms—compare pectinase


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