invertase

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noun in·ver·tase \ in-ˈvər-ˌtās , -ˌtāz , ˈin-vər- \

Definition of invertase

:an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose

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invertase

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noun in·vert·ase \ in-ˈvərt-ˌās , ˈin-vərt- , -ˌāz \

medical Definition of invertase

:an enzyme found in many microorganisms and plants and in animal intestines that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose called also invertin, saccharase, sucrase


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