carbohydrase

[kahr-boh-hahy-dreys, -dreyz, -buh-]
noun Biochemistry.
  1. any of numerous enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of disaccharides, polysaccharides, and glycosides.

Origin of carbohydrase

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carbohydrase in Medicine

carbohydrase

[kär′bō-hīdrās′, -drāz′]
n.
  1. Any of various enzymes, such as amylase, that catalyze the hydrolysis of a carbohydrate.
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