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esterase

 [es´ter-ās]
any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of an ester into its alcohol and acid.

es·ter·ase

(es'tĕr-ās),
A generic term for enzymes (EC class 3.1, hydrolases) that catalyze the hydrolysis of esters.

esterase

/es·ter·ase/ (es´ter-ās) any enzyme which catalyzes the hydrolysis of an ester into its alcohol and acid.

esterase

[es′tərās]
any enzyme that splits esters.

esterase

An enzyme–EC class 3.1 that catalyzes the hydrolysis of esters. See Leukocyte esterase, Nonspecific esters.

es·ter·ase

(es'tĕr-ās)
A generic term for enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of esters.

es·ter·ase

(es'tĕr-ās)
A generic term for enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of esters.

esterase (es´tərās),

n an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of an ester into its alcohol and acid.

esterase

any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of esters into its alcohol and acid.

lipid esterase
an enzyme found in pancreatic secretions which requires bile acids to be active.