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aldolase

[ al-duh-leys, -leyz ]
/ ˈæl dəˌleɪs, -ˌleɪz /
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noun Biochemistry.

any of a group of enzymes catalyzing reversible aldol condensations.

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Origin of aldolase

1935–40; <German Aldolase;see aldol, -ase
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Medical definitions for aldolase

aldolase
[ ăldə-lās′, lāz′ ]

n.

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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