cellulase

noun
cel·​lu·​lase | \ ˈsel-yə-ˌlās How to pronounce cellulase (audio) , -ˌlāz \

Definition of cellulase

: an enzyme that hydrolyzes cellulose

First Known Use of cellulase

1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Cellulase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cellulase. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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cellulase

noun
cel·​lu·​lase | \ ˈsel-yə-ˌlās, -ˌlāz How to pronounce cellulase (audio) \

Medical Definition of cellulase

: an enzyme that hydrolyzes cellulose

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