[ hahy-druh-leys, -leyz ]
/ ˈhaɪ drəˌleɪs, -ˌleɪz /
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an enzyme that catalyzes hydrolysis.
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Also called hy·dro·lyst [hahy-druh-list]. /ˈhaɪ drə lɪst/.
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British Dictionary definitions for hydrolase
/ (ˈhaɪdrəˌleɪz) /
an enzyme, such as an esterase, that controls hydrolysis
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Medical definitions for hydrolase
[ hī′drə-lās′, -lāz′ ]
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a substrate through the addition of water.
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