glucosidase

noun
glu·​co·​si·​dase | \ glü-ˈkō-sə-ˌdās How to pronounce glucosidase (audio) , -zə-ˌdāz \

Definition of glucosidase

: an enzyme (such as maltase) that hydrolyzes a glucoside

First Known Use of glucosidase

1909, in the meaning defined above

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glucosidal

glucosidase

glucoside

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“Glucosidase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glucosidase. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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glucosidase

noun
glu·​co·​si·​dase | \ glü-ˈkō-sə-ˌdās How to pronounce glucosidase (audio) , -zə-ˌdāz How to pronounce glucosidase (audio) \

Medical Definition of glucosidase

: an enzyme (as maltase) that hydrolyzes a glucoside

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