phospholipase definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Any of several enzymes that hydrolyze specific ester bonds in phospholipids.
Origin: phospholip(id) + -ase.
phospholipase - Medical Definition
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a phospholipid. Also called lecithinase.