amylase

noun am·y·lase \ ˈa-mə-ˌlās , -ˌlāz \

Definition of amylase

:any of a group of enzymes (such as amylopsin) that catalyze the hydrolysis of starch and glycogen or their intermediate hydrolysis products

First Known Use of amylase

1883


Medical Dictionary

amylase

noun am·y·lase \ ˈam-ə-ˌlās, -ˌlāz \

medical Definition of amylase

:any of a group of enzymes (as amylopsin) that catalyze the hydrolysis of starch and glycogen or their intermediate hydrolysis products


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