disaccharidase

noun
di·sac·cha·ri·dase | \ (ˌ)dī-ˈsa-kə-rə-ˌdās , -ˌdāz \

Definition of disaccharidase 

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

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1961, in the meaning defined above

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disaccharidase

noun
di·sac·cha·ri·dase | \ (ˈ)dī-ˈsak-ə-rə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz \

Medical Definition of disaccharidase 

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

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