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carbohydrase

[kahr-boh-hahy-dreys, -dreyz, -buh-] /ˌkɑr boʊˈhaɪ dreɪs, -dreɪz, -bə-/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
any of numerous enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of disaccharides, polysaccharides, and glycosides.
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carbo hydrase in Medicine

carbohydrase car·bo·hy·drase (kär'bō-hī'drās', -drāz')
n.
Any of various enzymes, such as amylase, that catalyze the hydrolysis of a carbohydrate.

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