[ suhl-fuh-teys, -teyz ]
/ ˈsʌl fəˌteɪs, -ˌteɪz /
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any of a class of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of sulfuric acid esters.
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Medical definitions for sulfatase
[ sŭl′fə-tās′ ]
Any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of sulfuric acid esters and are found in animal tissues and bacteria.
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