galactosidase

noun ga·lac·to·si·dase \ gə-ˌlak-ˈtō-sə-ˌdās , -zə-ˌdāz \

Definition of galactosidase

: an enzyme (such as lactase) that hydrolyzes a galactoside

Origin and Etymology of galactosidase

galactoside + -ase (perhaps after French galactosidase)


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galactosidase

noun ga·lac·to·si·dase \ gə-ˌlak-ˈtō-sə-ˌdās, -zə-ˌdāz \

medical Definition of galactosidase

: an enzyme (as lactase) that hydrolyzes a galactoside

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