from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See invertase.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of a number of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of sucrose to fructose and glucose.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A ferment which causes the inversion of sucrose.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose into glucose and fructose
French sucre, sugar (from Old French sukere; see sugar) + -ase.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
sucrose + -ase (Wiktionary)