ATPase

noun
\ ˌā-ˌtē-ˈpē-ˌās How to pronounce ATPase (audio) , -ˌāz \

Definition of ATPase

: an enzyme that hydrolyzes ATP especially : one that hydrolyzes ATP to ADP and inorganic phosphate

First Known Use of ATPase

1946, in the meaning defined above

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“ATPase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ATPase. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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ATPase

noun
\ ˌā-ˌtē-ˈpē-ˌās, -ˌāz How to pronounce ATPase (audio) \

Medical Definition of ATPase

: an enzyme that hydrolyzes ATP especially : one that hydrolyzes ATP to ADP and inorganic phosphate

called also adenosine triphosphatase

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