phospholipase

noun
phos·​pho·​li·​pase | \ ˌfäs-fō-ˈlī-ˌpās How to pronounce phospholipase (audio) , -ˌpāz \

Definition of phospholipase

: any of several enzymes that hydrolyze lecithins or phosphatidylethanolamines

called also lecithinase

First Known Use of phospholipase

1945, in the meaning defined above

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“Phospholipase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phospholipase. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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phospholipase

noun
phos·​pho·​li·​pase | \ -ˈlī-ˌpās, -ˌpāz How to pronounce phospholipase (audio) \

Medical Definition of phospholipase

: any of several enzymes that hydrolyze lecithins or phosphatidylethanolamines

called also lecithinase

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