Medical Dictionary


noun lac·to·per·ox·i·dase \ˌlak-tō-pə-ˈräk-sə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz\

Medical Definition of lactoperoxidase

  1. :  a peroxidase that is found in milk and saliva and is used to catalyze the iodination of tyrosine-containing proteins (as thyroglobulin)

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