enolase

noun
eno·​lase | \ ˈē-nə-ˌlās How to pronounce enolase (audio) , -ˌlāz \

Definition of enolase

: a crystalline enzyme that is found especially in muscle and yeast and is important in the metabolism of carbohydrates

First Known Use of enolase

1937, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for enolase

International Scientific Vocabulary enol + -ase

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About enolase

Time Traveler for enolase

Time Traveler

The first known use of enolase was in 1937

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near enolase

enol

enolase

enolate

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for enolase

Cite this Entry

“Enolase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enolase. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for enolase

enolase

noun
eno·​lase | \ ˈē-nə-ˌlās, -ˌlāz How to pronounce enolase (audio) \

Medical Definition of enolase

: a crystalline enzyme that is found especially in muscle and yeast and is important in the metabolism of carbohydrates

More from Merriam-Webster on enolase

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about enolase

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!