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hydrolase

[hahy-druh-leys, -leyz] /ˈhaɪ drəˌleɪs, -ˌleɪz/
noun, Biochemistry.
1.
an enzyme that catalyzes hydrolysis.
Also called hydrolyst
[hahy-druh-list] /ˈhaɪ drə lɪst/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of hydrolase
1920-1925
First recorded in 1920-25; hydr-1 + -ol1 + -ase
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British Dictionary definitions for hydrolase

hydrolase

/ˈhaɪdrəˌleɪz/
noun
1.
an enzyme, such as an esterase, that controls hydrolysis
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hydrolase in Medicine

hydrolase hy·dro·lase (hī'drə-lās', -lāz')
n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a substrate through the addition of water.

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