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Related to cholinesterase: acetylcholine, cholinesterase test, Cholinesterase enzyme, Cholinesterase inhibitors
Any of several enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of esters of choline, especially acetylcholinesterase.
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(Biochemistry) an enzyme that hydrolyses acetylcholine to choline and acetic acid
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cho•lin•es•ter•ase(ˌkoʊ ləˈnɛs təˌreɪs, -ˌreɪz, ˌkɒl ə-)
an enzyme, found esp. in the heart, brain, and blood, that hydrolyzes acetylcholine to acetic acid and choline.
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|Noun||1.||cholinesterase - an enzyme that hydrolyses acetylcholine (into choline and acetic acid)|
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
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n. colinesterasa, familia de enzimas.
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