Medical Dictionary


noun pec·tin·ase \ˈpek-tə-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\

Medical Definition of pectinase

  1. :  an enzyme or complex of enzymes that catalyzes the hydrolysis of pectic substances; especially :  the polygalacturonase that is active toward pectic acid

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