[al-duh-leys, -leyz]

Origin of aldolase

1935–40; < German Aldolase; see aldol, -ase Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

aldolase in Medicine


[ăldə-lās′, lāz′]
  1. An enzyme present in certain living tissues, including skeletal and heart muscle tissues, that catalyzes the breakdown of a fructose ester into triose sugars.
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