butyrylcholinesterase

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noun bu·tyr·yl·cho·lin·es·ter·ase \ˌbyü-tə-rəl-ˌkō-lə-ˈne-stə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\

Definition of butyrylcholinesterase

  1. :  an enzyme related to acetylcholinesterase that has a soluble form occurring chiefly in blood plasma and promoting the hydrolysis of choline esters —called also cholinesterase, pseudocholinesterase

First Known Use of butyrylcholinesterase

1952


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butyrylcholinesterase

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noun bu·tyr·yl·cho·lin·es·ter·ase \ˌbyüt-ə-rəl-ˌkō-lə-ˈnes-tə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\

Medical Definition of butyrylcholinesterase

  1. :  an enzyme related to acetylcholinesterase that has a soluble form occurring chiefly in blood plasma and promoting the hydrolysis of choline esters—called also cholinesterase, pseudocholinesterase


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