follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

hexosaminidase

hexosaminidase in Medicine

hexosaminidase hex·os·a·min·i·dase (hěk'sō-sə-mĭn'ĭ-dās', -dāz')
n.
Any of at least four enzymes, each of which is the catalyst for the removal of hexose residues from specific oligosaccharides; deficiencies of these enzymes can cause certain metabolic disorders.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for hexosaminidase

0
28
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for hexosaminidase