carbohydrase

noun
car·​bo·​hy·​drase | \ ˌkär-bō-ˈhī-ˌdrās How to pronounce carbohydrase (audio) , -bə-, -ˌdrāz \

Definition of carbohydrase

: any of a group of enzymes (such as amylase) that promote hydrolysis or synthesis of a carbohydrate (such as a disaccharide)

First Known Use of carbohydrase

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Carbohydrase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbohydrase. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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carbohydrase

noun
car·​bo·​hy·​drase | \ ˌkär-bō-ˈhī-ˌdrās, -bə-, -ˌdrāz How to pronounce carbohydrase (audio) \

Medical Definition of carbohydrase

: any of a group of enzymes (as amylase) that promote hydrolysis or synthesis of a carbohydrate (as a disaccharide)

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