noun ac·et·al·de·hyd·ase \ˌa-sət-ˌal-də-ˈhī-ˌdās, -sə-ˌtal-\

Definition of acetaldehydase



  1. :  an enzyme that accelerates the oxidation of acetaldehyde to acetic acid

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Origin and Etymology of acetaldehydase

acetaldehyde + -ase

First Known Use: 1916

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