macroamylase

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macroamylase mac·ro·am·y·lase (māk'rō-ām'ə-lās', -lāz')
n.
A serum amylase in which the enzyme is present as a complex joined to a globulin, resulting in a complex that has a high molecular weight that inhibits its renal excretion.

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