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carbohydrase

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

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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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