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any of a group of enzymes such as amylase that catalyze the hydrolysis of higher carbohydrates to lower forms.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Any of various enzymes, such as amylase, that catalyze the hydrolysis of a carbohydrate.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
carbohydraseAn obsolete, nonspecific term for any enzyme that hydrolyses a carbohydrate.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
carbohydrasean enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of carbohydrates.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005