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

First Known Use of disaccharidase

1961

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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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