esterase

noun
es·​ter·​ase | \ ˈe-stə-ˌrās How to pronounce esterase (audio) , -ˌrāz\

Definition of esterase

: an enzyme that accelerates the hydrolysis or synthesis of esters

First Known Use of esterase

1910, in the meaning defined above

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esterase

noun
es·​ter·​ase | \ ˈes-tə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz How to pronounce esterase (audio) \

Medical Definition of esterase

: an enzyme that accelerates the hydrolysis or synthesis of esters

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