emulsin

noun

emul·​sin i-ˈməl-sən How to pronounce emulsin (audio)
: any of various enzyme preparations that are obtained usually from plants (as almonds) in the form of white amorphous powders and that contain glycosidases active on beta stereoisomers (as amygdalin or cellobiose) of the glycosides

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“Emulsin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/emulsin. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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