from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An enzyme, such as invertase or lactase, that catalyzes the hydrolysis of disaccharides to monosaccharides.
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- n. Any of a class of glycoside hydrolases, enzymes that break down disaccharides into monosaccharides.
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- n. an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of disaccharides into monosaccharides
disaccharide + -ase (Wiktionary)