galactokinase

noun
ga·​lac·​to·​ki·​nase | \ gə-ˌlak-tō-ˈkīn-ˌās How to pronounce galactokinase (audio) , -ˈkin- How to pronounce galactokinase (audio) , -ˌāz \

Medical Definition of galactokinase

: a kinase that catalyzes the transfer of phosphate groups to galactose

Learn More about galactokinase

Cite this Entry

“Galactokinase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/galactokinase. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

Comments on galactokinase

What made you want to look up galactokinase? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!