glucuronidase

play
noun glu·cu·ron·i·dase \-ˈrä-nə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz\

Definition of glucuronidase

  1. :  an enzyme that hydrolyzes a glucuronide; especially :  one that occurs widely (as in liver and spleen) and hydrolyzes the beta form of a glucuronide

1945

First Known Use of glucuronidase

1945


Medical Dictionary

glucuronidase

play
noun gluc·uron·i·dase \-ˈrän-ə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz\

Medical Definition of glucuronidase

  1. :  an enzyme that hydrolyzes a glucuronide; especially :  one that occurs widely (as in the liver and spleen) and hydrolyzes the beta form of a glucuronide


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up glucuronidase? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

skillful, artistic, or intricate

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • hot-dog--hot-dog--hot-dog--hot-dog-cat
  • Which of the following words is not a synonym for ‘a young person’?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ