esterase

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noun es·ter·ase \ˈe-stə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\

Definition of esterase

  1. :  an enzyme that accelerates the hydrolysis or synthesis of esters

First Known Use of esterase

1910


Medical Dictionary

esterase

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noun es·ter·ase \ˈes-tə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\

Medical Definition of esterase

  1. :  an enzyme that accelerates the hydrolysis or synthesis of esters


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