enolase

noun

eno·​lase ˈē-nə-ˌlās How to pronounce enolase (audio)
-ˌlāz
: a crystalline enzyme that is found especially in muscle and yeast and is important in the metabolism of carbohydrates

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary enol + -ase

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of enolase was in 1937

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“Enolase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enolase. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

enolase

noun

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

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