alpha-d-galactosidase

α-d-ga·lac·to·sid·ase

(gă-lak'tō-sīd'ās),
An enzyme catalyzing the hydrolysis of α-d-galactosides to release free d-galactose. A deficiency of type A α-d-galactosidase is associated with Fabry disease.
Synonym(s): melibiase

alpha-d-galactosidase

An enzyme, derived from Aspergillus niger, used in treating intestinal gas or bloating.
See: flatus