dextranase

noun
dex·​tran·​ase | \ ˈdek-strə-ˌnās How to pronounce dextranase (audio) , -ˌnāz\

Definition of dextranase

: a hydrolase that prevents tooth decay by breaking down dextran and eliminating dental plaque

First Known Use of dextranase

circa 1949, in the meaning defined above

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dextranase

noun
dex·​tran·​ase | \ -strə-ˌnās, -ˌnāz How to pronounce dextranase (audio) \

Medical Definition of dextranase

: a hydrolase that prevents tooth decay by breaking down dextran and eliminating plaque

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