meaning of Amylase

Amylase meaning in Urban Dictionary

An enzyme which stops working starch.

Amylase meaning in Medical Dictionary

An enzyme stated in the pancreas and salivary glands that helps in the food digestion of starches. Elevation of blood amylase is typical in pancreatitis.

Amylase meaning in Etymology Dictionary

enzyme which results in the hydrolysis of starch, 1893, from amyl + chemical suffix -ase.

Amylase meaning in Veterinary Dictionary

Term accustomed reference a particular chemical that the pancreas creates to assist in digestion of particular starches.

Amylase meaning in General Dictionary

some of a team of proteins found in saliva and pancreatic liquid and components of plants; help transform starch to sugar

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