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sucrase

[ soo-kreys, -kreyz ]
/ ˈsu kreɪs, -kreɪz /
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noun Biochemistry.
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Origin of sucrase

1895–1900; <French sucresugar + -ase
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British Dictionary definitions for sucrase

sucrase
/ (ˈsjuːkreɪz) /

noun
another name for invertase

Word Origin for sucrase

C19: from French sucre sugar + -ase
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Medical definitions for sucrase

sucrase
[ sōōkrās′, -krāz′ ]

n.
invertase
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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