disaccharidase

noun
di·​sac·​cha·​ri·​dase | \ (ˌ)dī-ˈsa-kə-rə-ˌdās How to pronounce disaccharidase (audio) , -ˌdāz \

Definition of disaccharidase

: an enzyme (such as maltase or lactase) that hydrolyzes disaccharides

First Known Use of disaccharidase

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Disaccharidase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disaccharidase. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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disaccharidase

noun
di·​sac·​cha·​ri·​dase | \ (ˈ)dī-ˈsak-ə-rə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz How to pronounce disaccharidase (audio) \

Medical Definition of disaccharidase

: an enzyme (as maltase or lactase) that hydrolyzes disaccharides

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