Taka-Diastase

noun

Taka-Di·​a·​stase ˈtä-kə-ˈdī-ə-ˌstās How to pronounce Taka-Diastase (audio)
an enzyme preparation obtained from a mold of the genus Aspergillus (A. oryzae) and used chiefly as a starch digestant
formerly a U.S. registered trademark

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“Taka-Diastase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Taka-Diastase. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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