maltase

noun
malt·​ase | \ ˈmȯl-ˌtās How to pronounce maltase (audio) , -ˌtāz \

Definition of maltase

: an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of maltose to glucose

First Known Use of maltase

1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Maltase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maltase. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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maltase

noun
malt·​ase | \ ˈmȯl-ˌtās, -ˌtāz How to pronounce maltase (audio) \

Medical Definition of maltase

: an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of maltose to glucose

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