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esterase

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

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

An enzyme–EC class 3.1 that catalyzes the hydrolysis of esters. See Leukocyte esterase, Nonspecific esters.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

es·ter·ase

(es'tĕr-ās)
A generic term for enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of esters.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

es·ter·ase

(es'tĕr-ās)
A generic term for enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of esters.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012