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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of several enzymes that hydrolyze specific ester bonds in phospholipids.

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  • noun biochemistry Any of several enzymes that hydrolyze the phosphate ester bonds of phospholipids.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[phospholip(id) + –ase.]

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