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Any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of fats into glycerol and fatty acids.
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(Biochemistry) any of a group of fat-digesting enzymes produced in the stomach, pancreas, and liver and also occurring widely in the seeds of plants
[C19: from Greek lipos fat + -ase]
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li•pase(ˈlaɪ peɪs, ˈlɪp eɪs)
any of a class of enzymes that break down fats, produced by the liver, pancreas, and other digestive organs or by certain plants.
[1895–1900; < Greek líp(os) fat + -ase]
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An enzyme that promotes the decomposition of fats to form glycerol and fatty acids.
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An enzyme that digests fat.
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|Noun||1.||lipase - an enzyme secreted in the digestive tract that catalyzes the breakdown of fats into individual fatty acids that can be absorbed into the bloodstream|
gastric acid, gastric juice - digestive secretions of the stomach glands consisting chiefly of hydrochloric acid and mucin and the enzymes pepsin and rennin and lipase
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
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n. lipasa, enzima segregada por el páncreas que cataliza las grasas y lipoproteínas usualmente en degradación de glicerol y ácido lípido.
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