maltase

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noun malt·ase \ ˈmȯl-ˌtās , -ˌtāz \

Definition of maltase

:an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of maltose to glucose

First Known Use of maltase

1890


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maltase

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noun malt·ase \ ˈmȯl-ˌtās, -ˌtāz \

medical Definition of maltase

:an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of maltose to glucose

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