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Test how much you really know about regular and irregular plural nouns with this quiz.
Question 1 of 9
Which of the following nouns has an irregular plural form?
Words nearby ASE
Other definitions for ASE (2 of 2)
a suffix used in the names of enzymes: oxidase.
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How to use ASE in a sentence
Why, Ase, you've been a candidate every two years since Noah got the ark off the ways, or along there.
British Dictionary definitions for ASE
suffix forming nouns
indicating an enzymeoxidase
Word Origin for -ase
abstracted from diastase
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Medical definitions for ASE
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Scientific definitions for ASE
A suffix used to form the names of enzymes. It is often added to the name of the compound that the enzyme breaks down, as in lactase, which breaks down lactose. It is also added to a word describing the enzyme's activity, as in transferase, which catalyzes the transfer of a chemical group from one molecule to another, or reductase, which catalyzes the reduction of an organic compound.
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