phytase

noun
phy·​tase | \ ˈfī-ˌtās, -ˌtāz How to pronounce phytase (audio) \

Medical Definition of phytase

: an esterase present in grains, alfalfa, and molds that accelerates the hydrolysis of phytic acid into inositol and phosphoric acid

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“Phytase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phytase. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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