desmolase

[ dĕzmə-lās′, -lāz′ ]

n.

Any of various enzymes that break or form carbon-to-carbon bonds in a molecule and that play a role in respiration and fermentation.

Nearby words

  1. desmitis,
  2. desmo-,
  3. desmocranium,
  4. desmogenous,
  5. desmoid,
  6. desmond,
  7. desmond tutu,
  8. desmopathy,
  9. desmoplasia,
  10. desmoplastic


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