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phospholipase

[fos-foh-lahy-peys, -peyz]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the breaking down of phospholipids.
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Origin of phospholipase

< German (1935); see phospholipid, -ase
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phospholipase

(fŏs′fō-lĭpās′, -līpās′)
n.
  1. An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a phospholipid.lecithinase
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