acid maltase

n.

An enzyme found in lysosomes that catalyzes the hydrolysis of maltose and other oligosaccharides to yield glucose; alpha-1,4-glucosidase.

Nearby words

  1. angular cheilitis,
  2. angular curvature,
  3. angular deformation,
  4. angular diameter,
  5. angular dispersion,
  6. angular frequency,
  7. angular gyrus,
  8. angular house,
  9. angular leaf spot,
  10. angular magnification


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