carbohydrase


carbohydrase
car·bo·hy·drase .kär-bō-'hī-.drās, -bə-, -.drāz n any of a group of enzymes (as amylase) that promote hydrolysis or synthesis of a carbohydrate (as a disaccharide)

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car·bo·hy·drase (kahr″bo-hiґdrās) any of a group of enzymes such as amylase that catalyze the hydrolysis of higher carbohydrates to lower forms.

Medical dictionary. 2011.