casease

noun

a proteolytic enzyme formed by certain bacteria that activates the solution of albumin and casein in milk and cheese

Nearby words

  1. case study,
  2. case system,
  3. case-harden,
  4. case-sensitive,
  5. case-work,
  6. caseate,
  7. caseation,
  8. casebook,
  9. casebound,
  10. casebox

Word Origin for casease

C20: from case (in) + -ase

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012