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di·a·stase

 (dī′ə-stās′, -stāz′)
n.
An amylase or a mixture of amylases that is found in milk and that converts starch to dextrin and maltose.

[French, from Greek diastasis, separation; see diastasis.]

di′a·sta′sic (-stā′sĭk, -zĭk) adj.

diastase

(ˈdaɪəˌsteɪs; -ˌsteɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) any of a group of enzymes that hydrolyse starch to maltose. They are present in germinated barley and in the pancreas. See also amylase
[C19: from French, from Greek diastasis a separation; see diastasis]
ˌdiaˈstasic adj

di•a•stase

(ˈdaɪ əˌsteɪs, -ˌsteɪz)
an enzyme that breaks down starch into maltose and dextrose and is present in malt.
[< French diastase (1833) < Greek diástasis separation]
Translations

di·a·stase

n. diastasa, enzima que actúa en la digestión de almidones y azúcares.
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