decarboxylase

noun
de·​car·​box·​yl·​ase | \ ˌdē-kär-ˈbäk-sə-ˌlās How to pronounce decarboxylase (audio) , -ˌlāz\

Definition of decarboxylase

: any of a group of enzymes that accelerate decarboxylation especially of amino acids

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1940, in the meaning defined above

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decarboxylase

noun
de·​car·​box·​yl·​ase | \ ˌdē-kär-ˈbäk-sə-ˌlās, -ˌlāz How to pronounce decarboxylase (audio) \

Medical Definition of decarboxylase

: any of a group of enzymes that accelerate decarboxylation especially of amino acids

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